UN appoints new UNIFIL commander

UNIFIL

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday announced the appointment of Italian Maj. Gen. Stefano Del Col to succeed current UNIFIL commander Michael Beary when his term ends next month.

Del Col is set to succeed Beary on Aug. 7, when Beary’s two-year term at the head of the force ends, a U.N. statement reported.