BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 P.M.) – Lebanon’s Minister of Defense Elias Bou Saab sat down for an interview with Sputnik Arabic on Saturday to discuss a number of topics, including the possibility of war with Israel.

When asked about the possibility of war with Israel, Bou Saab said it is very unlikely that Lebanon would enter into a war with their neighbor to the south.

“I do not think there is a high chance of military action by Israel against Lebanon,” Bou Saab stated. “It is not in Israel’s or Lebanon’s interest to have a war because a war like this would be harmful.”

“This war will be harmful to the Lebanese people and its economy. This war will also be harmful to the Israelis and the Israelis know that,” he continued.

“If things change at the regional level and the dispute has regional dimensions, Lebanon will try to distance itself and not be a partner in a regional conflict,” he said.

Bou Saab pointed out that Lebanon would not relinquish any part of its land or sea borders in its indirect negotiations with Israel. These negotiations have been mediated by the United States, he continued.

“Lebanon has special conditions for demarcating land and sea borders, it is not a precondition for negotiations,” he added.

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Ilya Ilyayev

To be honest, Lebanon is only safe thanks to Hezbollah. Without Hezbollah capability to turn occupied Palestine into cinders, the Zionist criminals would have stolen more Lebanese lands than just Shebaa Farms, and now they also covet Lebanese oil, gas and water resources. Hezbollah needs to strengthen its military capability even more as US warmongers and Zionist parasites want to plunge the whole region into endless conflict by sponsoring terrorism.

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Right! While the Lebanese Christians used to support Israel, this is no longer the case, esp since the 2006 invasion. Here is a link to a video of a well-known Lebanese Christian singer singing the praises of Hezbollah:

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Oh, you know, during WW2, in concentration camps, there were even “Kapos” (prisoners having put in charge of policing other prisoners) who helped the SS at running the camps, thinking it would save their lives…They ended in the ovens too, and when the liberation came, the remainders were lynched together with the SS…

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To be frank, Lebanon is unsafe, thanks to Hellbollah! Hellbollah started the 2006 war whithout asking any advice to the Lebanese state, Lebanon lost 20% of its economy. Hellbollah are the only ones wanting a war in Lebanon! ALL other militias surrendered their weapons in virtue of UNSC Res.1701. Hellbollah pledges allegiance to Khamenei’s shitlamic republic, not to Lebanon, are funded by Iran and cocaine trafficking and if they’re still in activity it’s because Iran armed them even better than the regular Lebanese army, so they blackmail the Lebanese state with another civil war. Since they pledge allegiance to Iran… Read more »

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Thanks to sanctions on Iran, Hassan Nasrallah, last month appealed for donations – for the first time ever – in a public address to members and supporters. A foundation was set up in Lebanon to raise badly needed capital. Hezbollocks social services are the 1st victims of the terrorist group’s spending cuts. Lots of personnel of al-Manar TV (Hellbollah TV) have been fired too. Now, even if the biggest part of Hellbollah non Iranian revenues come from cocaine trafficking, they have huge marijuana and poppies fields in the Bekaa valley https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/general-view-toward-a-small-collection-of-buildings-over-a-field-of-picture-id55756939 https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/general-landscape-view-towards-the-distant-mountains-of-a-vast-field-picture-id55756942 Time for IDF to add a new competence… Read more »

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Umar

Death to subhuman khazar terrorists

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Khazars disappeared at the hands of the Russians 1050 years ago… You’re a millennia late. They were a Turkiç people…
You obviously missed history lessons…

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Hellbollah in financial troubles : – financial transactions are under strict scrutiny – The group’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, last month appealed for donations – for the first time ever – in a public address to members and supporters. A foundation was set up in Lebanon to raise badly needed capital. – Hezbollah is cutting salaries to its fighters. Some have been receiving just two-thirds of their usual pay for the past three months, and half of all reserve fighters have been let go. – Hezbollah is also selling off property. Apartments have been sold in its southern Beirut stronghold of… Read more »