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Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon's gas dispute


February 16, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah urged fellow politicians Friday not to let the U.S. administration divide their ranks while it mediates a dispute with Israel over offshore gas drilling rights, saying the U.S. is not an honest broker.

Hassan Nasrallah, in a televised address to supporters, instead, called the Americans "the devils," adding that U.S. officials have defended Israel's rights and issued threats to Lebanese politicians.

Details of the U.S. mediation were not immediately available, but U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson was in Lebanon Thursday on a brief stopover...

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