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(Worthy News) - The Trump administration is reportedly withholding $105 million in military aid from Lebanon, a move that comes after Israel called on Western countries to make assistance conditional on the Lebanese government clamping down on Hezbollah’s attempts to acquire precision-guided missiles.
Reuters cited two unnamed U.S. officials as saying the State Department had informed Congress Thursday of the decision to halt the assistance, but providing no reason for the decision.
The State Department referred queries to the White House Office of Management and Budget. Queries overnight to OMB brought no response by press time. [ Source: CNS News (Read More...) ]
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