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Pompeo’s visit to Lebanon doesn’t go over so well – Hezbollah’s Nasrallah to respond soon

Pompeo’s visit to Lebanon doesn’t go over so well – Hezbollah’s Nasrallah to respond soon

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The visit of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Lebanon went over badly among supporters of Hezbollah, mainly in the Christian and Shiite communities, and was welcomed by their political opponents. Concluding his visit to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry, Pompeo used the words “Hezbollah” 22 times and “Iran” 13 times in an eight minute speech. After one introductory minute the remaining seven minutes were devoted to Hezbollah and Iran. Would the US Secretary of State have had anything to say at all if not for Hezbollah? The entire visit would have been meaningless. Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah will respond publicly on Tuesday the 26that 17:00 local time. Nasrallah will respond both to Pompeo’s speech and to President Donald Trump’s “gift” to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Syria’s Golan Heights, occupied since 1967 by Israel. Hezbollah considers the behaviour and statements of the US guest “arrogant and inaccurate”. The group was pleased with the conduct of…
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