Peres: Hizbullah Turning Lebanon into Powderkeg

[AFP] "Hizbullah has turned Lebanon into a powderkeg," Israeli President Shimon Peres charged on Tuesday. "It's not Israel that is endangering Lebanon, but rather Hizbullah, just as Hamas is endangering the Palestinians." "There is no reason for Israel not to make peace with Lebanon," he said, adding that Israel's northern neighbor "could be, with the help of this peace, the Switzerland of the Middle East. But it's clear to everyone who is preventing this."

2009-10-13 06:00:00

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