Washington Denies Visa Entry to Hizbullah's Minister

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Washington refused to grant a travel visa to Lebanon's Health Minister Jamil Jabak, a representative of Hizbullah in the government, ahead of a visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly as part of the official delegation accompanying President Michel Aoun. The U.S. has been tightening economic sanctions on individuals and entities directly or indirectly involved with Hizbullah. Earlier reports said that Jabak was the personal doctor of Hizbullah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah.

2019-09-23 00:00:00

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