Iran FM visits Lebanon, offers support for new government

Iran’s foreign minister says his country is ready to cooperate with the new Lebanese government, offering support in all sectors.

Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke to reporters Sunday at Beirut’s airport shortly after his arrival in the Lebanese capital.

The two-day visit comes days after the leader of the Iran-backed Hezbollah group urged Lebanon’s government to accept anti-aircraft weapons from Iran, as well as electricity and medicine.

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