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Berri: US sanctions on Hezbollah officials assault against parliament, Lebanon

New US sanctions on Hezbollah officials are an “assault” against parliament and Lebanon, the Lebanese parliaments speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday.

The US Treasury imposed sanctions on three top officials from the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement on Tuesday: two members of Lebanons parliament and a security official who coordinates between Hezbollah and Lebanons security agencies.

“It is an assault on the parliament and as a result an assault on all of Lebanon,” Berri, the head of Hezbollahs ally the Amal party, said in Read More – Source

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