Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, right, receives Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Riyadh, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Politicians expressed mixed feelings over the recent Saudi-Lebanese split, as fears grow over further punitive actions from Gulf countries.Future bloc lawmaker Jamal al-Jarrah urged the government to apologize to the Saudi kingdom in order to mend ties with Gulf States. Jarrah blamed the strain in Lebanese-Saudi relations on Hezbollah for its "sectarian actions" in the Arab world.Free and Patriotic Movement official Bassam al-Hashem said that while Lebanon is determined to maintain strong ties with Saudi Arabia, Riyadh should not intervene in its internal affairs.The March 14 coalition, headed by the Future Movement, blames Hezbollah for its increasingly confrontational stance toward Saudi Arabia, as well as its involvement in the Syrian war.
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