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Lebanon to boycott Warsaw conference on Mideast, Iran
Lebanon will not take part in a conference that Poland is holding this week on the situation in the Middle East and Iran.

 

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil made the announcement Monday during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif.

 

The two-day Warsaw conference begins Wednesday and will be co-hosted by the US Some 80 countries have been invited, including Israel. The conference is widely seen as aimed at isolating Iran, which was not invited.

 

Lebanon has been following a policy of disassociation from regional conflicts. Iran enjoys wide influence in the country through the Hezbollah militant group, which along with allied parties holds a majority in parliament.

 

 


פרסום ראשון: 02.11.19, 18:01