Saudi Arabia broke military and economic relations with Lebanon

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Relations between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia deteriorated sharply, and the countries are very close to break diplomatic relations.

Today, during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s Defense Minister announced the immediate suspension of all military and financial assistance to Lebanon.

The amount of the aid Saudi Arabia was planning to deliver to Lebanon was $4 billion.

The reason for breaking the relationships was the fact that Saudi Arabia found out that the weapons that Lebanon was planning to buy with this financial assistance could be transferred to the terrorist organization Hezbollah, which is Russia’s strategic ally in the Middle East.

Hezbollah has responded to such a move of Saudi Arabia. The representative of Hezbollah Nabil Kauk said that the Saudis can buy any country in the world with their money, but Lebanon is the only one that is not for sale.

Source: shipilov.com