Israel Helping Paraguay Fight Hizbullah

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Israel is helping Paraguay take action against Hizbullah in the tri-border area with Argentina and Brazil, the Israel Foreign Ministry said Wednesday while announcing the reopening of Israel's embassy in Asuncion. "Israel cooperates with Paraguay in the battle against terrorism and maintains a supportive role in actions against Hizbullah at the tri-border region." One official explained that intelligence cooperation has been taking place for years in the area, where there is a high concentration of Shi'ites of Lebanese descent who have set up a logistical base that assists Hizbullah. Paraguay is considered a close friend and has supported Israel at major international forums.

2016-09-08 00:00:00

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