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Hezbollah Says Second Iranian Diesel Ship for Lebanon Arrived in Baniyas

Hezbollah Says Second Iranian Diesel Ship for Lebanon Arrived in Baniyas

Friday, 24 September, 2021 - 06:00
Hezbollah flags fly above a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil arriving at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon, 16 September 2021 (Reuters)

Lebanon's Hezbollah announced the arrival of a second ship loaded with diesel coming from Iran to Syria's Baniyas port Thursday evening, the group's al-Manar TV said on its Telegram channel early on Friday.


The Iran-aligned group says the fuel shipments should ease a crippling energy crisis in Lebanon, while Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said the Iranian shipments constitute a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty, reported Reuters.


Both Syria and Iran are under US sanctions.


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