Hizbullah Redeploying in Syria, Transferring Soldiers to Lebanese Border

(MEMRI) In recent weeks, Lebanese news websites that oppose Hizbullah have reported that the organization is redeploying its forces in Syria and moving them to the Syria-Lebanon border. The websites claim that among the reasons are instructions from Russia to withdraw from certain areas to avoid an Israeli attack; the fact that a Hizbullah presence is no longer necessary in view of the stronger Syrian army and the defeat of the rebels; and the need to reduce the expenses incurred by its presence in Syria, in view of the American intensification of sanctions against Hizbullah during the past year.

2019-07-30 00:00:00

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