Secretary of State Rex tillerson pauses as he speaks during a media opportunity with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic at the State Department in Washington, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to arrive in Beirut Thursday for talks with Lebanese leaders.It was the most serious Israeli engagement in Syria since the war there began in 2011 .During his one-day visit to Beirut, Tillerson is scheduled to meet separately with President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Saad Hariri for talks centering on regional developments, including the escalation of Israeli saber rattling against Iran and Syria as well as Israel's threats against Lebanon over the right to explore and exploit oil and gas wealth in its territorial waters, and the Syrian refugee crisis and its negative impact on the country's stability and economy, an official source told The Daily Star.Lebanese leaders are expected to raise with the top U.S. diplomat Israel's construction of a controversial "separation wall" on a disputed area along the Lebanon-Israel border, as well as Israel's threats over Lebanon's oil and gas exploration, the source added.
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