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Satterfield tells Lebanese officials US not seeking escalation with Iran

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Satterfield tells Lebanese officials US not seeking escalation with Iran
Lebanon News

US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield informed the Lebanese officials that his country is not seeking escalation with Iran, stressing however that the Iranians must in turn understand that the United States will deal seriously with any threat targeting its interests.

 
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Satterfield had met with President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil. During his meetings, he tackled the current situation, mainly the issue of the border demarcation.

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