Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah makes a rare public appearance as he addresses his supporters during a rally to mark "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in Beirut's southern suburbs July 25, 2014. REUTERS/Sharif Karim
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The son of the leader of Suriname pled guilty in New York on Friday to attempting to provide material support to Hezbollah, conspiring to traffic cocaine and a firearms offense.According to the US indictment, Bouterse was given millions of dollars to allow dozens of purported Hezbollah operatives to use Suriname as a base to attack American targets.At talks in Europe, he discussed hosting 30 to 60 Hezbollah members in Suriname for training and operations, and indicated he wanted a Hezbollah cell, in part, as a personal armed force.The United States blacklisted Hezbollah a terrorist organization in 1995 .
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