Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the Iranian parliamentary committee for national security and foreign policy, during a press conference with Hezbollah MP Mohammad Raad, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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A high-ranking Iranian official Monday said that Tehran wouldn't hesitate to offer Lebanon all the security aid it needs, and reiterated that his country wasn't interfering in Lebanon's presidential crisis."Official negotiations were conducted regarding the Iranian grants to the Lebanese Army," Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the chairman of the Iranian parliamentary committee for national security and foreign policy, told reporters after meeting with Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil at Bustros Palace.The Iranian official explained that his country was always keen to support the military. Saudi Arabia and Iran support opposing sides in Lebanon.An Iranian pledge to aid the Lebanese Army has been controversial in Lebanon.
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