Lebanese Law Allows Hizbullah to Circumvent U.S. Sanctions

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Nazeer Rida - A clause in Lebanon's new electoral law allowed Hizbullah to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions. While U.S. financial sanctions prohibit Lebanese banks from opening accounts for people linked to Hizbullah, the law enables the party's deputies in Parliament to have accounts in Lebanese pounds, to which their salaries are transferred.

2018-02-27 00:00:00

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