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U.S. warns against inflaming tensions over Lebanon shooting
« on: August 07, 2019, 11:19:03 PM »
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U.S. warns against inflaming tensions over Lebanon shooting


BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday the case of a deadly shooting in Lebanon should be handled in a way that achieves justice “without politically motivated inflammation” of tensions.

Two aides of a government minister were killed in the June 30 shooting that has spawned a political conflict pitting Druze leader Walid Jumblatt against Christian and Druze adversaries who are aligned with the powerful Shi’ite group Hezbollah.

As a result, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s national unity government, which includes the parties to the standoff, has been unable to convene, complicating government efforts to enact badly needed financial reforms.

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/u-s-warns-against-inflaming-tensions-over-lebanon-shooting-idUSKCN1UX1OX


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