Lebanon 0
18 January 2022

The U.S. blacklisted “three Hizbollah-linked financial facilitators and their Lebanon-based travel company”, asserting that “through businessmen like those designated today, Hizbollah gains access to material and financial support… to fund its acts of terrorism and attempts to destabilise Lebanon’s political institutions”. In a statement on the sanctions announcement, Secretary of State Antony Blinken asserted that “it is clear Hizbollah and its associates are more concerned with advancing their own interests and those of their patron, Iran, than the best interests of the Lebanese people”.

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