File - Hezbollah MP Hasan Fadlallah speaks during a Parliament session to discuss the salary scale in Beirut, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Details have emerged of Republican Congressman Edward Royce's proposed bill calling for broader sanctions against Hezbollah which officially includes the party's lawmakers and ministers in the list of individuals who will be subjected to these penalties.The bill made no mention of the Amal movement or any other political party close to Hezbollah. The bill added that President Trump will impose sanctions on any foreign person or country which is directly involved in financing Hezbollah. The bill stressed those foreign financial institutions that are directly funding the operations of Hezbollah will also be penalized.
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