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Iran awaits Lebanese 'desire' to accept its military aid - FM


  • World
  • Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran is waiting for Lebanon to show a desire to accept its military assistance, Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday, reiterating an offer of support to the U.S.-backed Lebanese military.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose government backs the powerful Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah, was speaking at Beirut airport at the start of his first visit to Lebanon since its new government was formed late last month.

   

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