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Report: Russia worked secretly to protect Hezbollah at UN

JNS.org | Posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:03 am

Russia reportedly worked behind the scenes to protect the Hezbollah terror group in advance of a recent meeting on the renewal of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) presence in the region.

Prior to last week’s U.N. Security Council meeting on UNIFIL’s mandate in southern Lebanon, the Russians purportedly lobbied for the removal of all references to Hezbollah in the resolution’s text, according to a classified Israeli diplomatic cable cited in a report by Haaretz.

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