Party of Lebanon’s former transport minister criticises U.S. sanctions move

SourceZawya
SectorTransport
CountryLebanon

Party of Lebanon's former transport minister criticises U.S. sanctions move Washington's move to impose sanctions on Yusuf Finyanus was a "political decision" that would reinforce "our approach and our position."    BEIRUT- The political party of Lebanon's former transport minister who has been placed on a U.S. sanctions list said on Wednesday it would not be influenced by Washington's move, the Lebanese state news agency reported.Suleiman Frangieh, the head of Marada, a Christian party that is allied with the Iran-backed Shi'ite Hezbollah movement, said in a statement Washington's move to impose sanctions on Yusuf Finyanus was a "political decision" that would reinforce "our approach and our position."Washington brands Hezbollah a terrorist group.(Reporting by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Edmund Blair) ((edmund.blair@thomsonreuters.com; Reuters Messaging: edmund.blair.thomsonreuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))Zawya Coveragefinancial servicesUAE and Pakistani finance authorities join ...read more...