Netanyahu: Hizbullah "Brazenly Lying" about Weapons Sites

(Times of Israel) On Monday, Lebanese Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil took 73 foreign envoys on a tour of sites around Beirut in a bid to disprove Israeli accusations that they housed secret weapons facilities. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded Monday that "Hizbullah is brazenly lying to the international community by means of the fraudulent propaganda tour of the Lebanese foreign minister who took ambassadors to the soccer field [one of the secret weapons sites] but refrained from taking them to the nearby underground precision missile production facility." Netanyahu said the envoys "should ask themselves why they waited three days to give them a tour," and that Hizbullah took pains to clear out some of the facilities so that foreign diplomats could tour the area.

2018-10-02 00:00:00

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