Arab Official Rules Out Aid for Lebanon under Hizbullah's Sway

(The National-Abu Dhabi) Khaled Yacoub Oweis - Arab Gulf states are unlikely to come to Lebanon's financial rescue unless the new government in Beirut shows it can act independently of Hizbullah, a senior Arab official said on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. New Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who took office last month, is supported by Hizbullah. "You cannot come and expect money from the Arab Gulf, then Hizbullah the next day completely targets the Gulf," the official said, referring to tirades by Hizbullah officials against countries in the region.

2020-02-17 00:00:00

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