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U.S. lawmakers: Lebanon's embrace of Ahmadinejad may affect military aid

U.S. representatives renew opposition to transfer of $100 million in U.S. assistance to Lebanon in wake of visit by Iran President, Lebanese daily reports.
Iranian president receives honorary doctorate from university in Beirut before visiting 'capital of resistance' Bint Jbeil; Hezbollah rallies crowds, students skip school. 'West wants monopoly on nuclear energy,' he says

published 14.10.10

Hezbollah supporters used mosque loudspeakers Thursday to rally crowds ahead of a trip by Iran's president to southern Lebanon near the border with Israel, a visit the US and Israel have called intentionally provocative.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Lebanon on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome organized by Hezbollah. His country is the main patron of the Shiite militant group, the most powerful military force in Lebanon.

On Thursday, Ahmadinejad is scheduled to make a tri


Added: Oct-14-2010 
By: aydeo
Iran, Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: Lebanon, embrace, Ahmadinejad, affect, U.S, military aid
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