UN Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO)
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO), an observer mission, was set up under a Security Council resolution in May 1948 to assist the Mediator and the Truce Commission in the supervision of the truce in Palestine.
Major-General Bengt Liljestrand (Sweden), Chief of Staff of UNTSO, being briefed by Capt. Michel Boissarie (France), UNTSO Observer, during his visit Observation Post KHIAM (AMR 2071-3025), south of the village of El Khiam, Lebanon. At right is Commandant Marc Coffens (Belgium), UNTSO Observer.