BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:40 P.M.) – The U.S. State Department allegedly sent a cable to the Lebanese Embassy in Washington that warned them against inviting Syria to the Arab Economic Summit in Beirut that is scheduled to take place this week, Al-Akhbar reported on Wednesday.

According to Al-Akhbar, Lebanon was not only warned against inviting Syria to the Arab Economic Summit, but Washington also threatened sanctions against Lebanon if they participate in any reconstruction efforts.

The latter (U.S.) threatened Lebanon with sanctions if it participated in the reconstruction of Al-Sham (a reference to Damascus),” Al-Akhbar claimed.

“The U.S. position was relayed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, in more than one way,” they continued.

The alleged confidential cable allegedly read: “We urge Lebanon and all Arab League member states to refrain from sending an invitation to Syria. We also urge Lebanon not to take any steps that contribute to securing the financial interests of the Syrian regime. For instance, making investments or sending funds for reconstruction. Any financial or material support for the Assad regime or its supporters may be subject to American sanctions.”

The U.S. State Department has not issued a comment regarding these allegations; however, Washington has warned several nations in the past about participating in the reconstruction of Syria.

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The US continue their war efforts to subdue Syria by all means fair or foul.

And the US did not only transgress A/RES/2625(XXV) and impose sanctions without UNSC endorsement but force other countries and they companies by threats of sanctions and blackmail to join US measures.

p.s. They threaten long term allies – more than fifty years – with sanction if they do not join US unilaterally imposed sanctions and embargoes. The US thus wages economic war at the expense of close allies. This has become intolerable frequent during recent years.

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The jews in Washington are just as bad as their mentors in Tel-Aviv…

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Actually, Yanks don’t need Jews to play dirty since the structure is the same as their former colonial power : UK, which is nicknamed ‘the Perfidious Albion’ by French neighbours since forever 😉
They simply replaced the Brits’ empire and act the same.

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Let US sanction all the Country in the world .Then We see how this US scum and Zionist survive. bcuz real terrisom comes from this 2 thives and terrriost will die soon whenthey will not get funding from this 2 Eveil

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Actually, the countries who are actively supporting terrorist groups today are Qatar, Iran and Turkey. KSA, Sudan and Pakistan seem more and more to cut ties with extremists. At US level, it’s a bit more complex : such activities are absolutely illegal, thus there has already been some corrupted politicians, mostly on Qatari payroll, who abused their power even as far as pushing CIA at being implied in dubious activities, e.g. the most recent ones were Hillary Clinton or John Kerry, but you know, under the Reagan admin, they also illegally sold weapons to Iran while Iranian proxy Hezbollah was… Read more »

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Moreover, you’re really misled by the propaganda of your bigotic regime that sees Yanks and Jews everywhere. Let me remind you that without Israel’s arms trafficking and their facilitating of the IranGate thing, Saddam would have made your country an Iraqi province under his thumb since your militaries ran out of missiles and aircraft spare-parts. Your F-4s still flight on Israeli dismantled ones, your F-14’s radars have been replaced by Elbit ones and MiM-23 Hawk were modified by Israelis to fit under, thus replacing AIM-54 Phoenix when stockpiles were exhausted. Never noticed that mani of your commandos have UZIs? Khomeini… Read more »

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Nestor Arapa

Mucho se habla de dictaduras, pero EE.UU. ejerce dictadura mundial

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Mike McPherson

Lebanese support for Syrian reconstruction forbidden by the U.S.? How about U.S. intervention, militarily, politically and economically in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and many other countries? Is that forbidden? The U.S. has yet to come to terms with the fact that its role as the sole hegemon in the world is coming to an end, and its constant contraventions of international laws has to end also. The hypocrisy and mendacity of the U.S. foreign policy is recognized universally. The U.S. is truly a ‘rogue state’ shunned by civilized countries.

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F**k America!!

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first class zio idiots, ameritards should hide their vile faces in the sand, like an ostrich after they and their funded terrorists had been/ are being/will always be defeated by the syrian coalition

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“U.S. State Department allegedly sent a cable to the Lebanese Embassy in Washington” => Too much alleged stuff, and also too much from “anonymous/undisclosed/unverified sources” is presented as “news”… And frankly, a secret cable going public is not a secret cable… We have here serious symptoms of crapaganda. Moreover, it’s not really US interest to sanction Lebanon while at the same time Pompeo just vowed to help the country stop being a puppet state due to threat of a re-tart of a civil war, thanks to most powerful militia on Earth residing here and having sold the country to a… Read more »