February 15, 2018 / 12:58 PM / 6 months ago

Tillerson says growing Hezbollah arsenal a threat to Lebanon

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday Hezbollah’s growing arsenal and its involvement in regional conflicts threatened the security of Lebanon.

Tillerson, in a Beirut news conference, also urged Lebanese leaders to uphold the country’s commitment to staying out of regional conflicts. Washington was engaging with Lebanon and Israel to ensure the border remained calm.

Reporting by Yara Bayoumy; editing by John Stonestreet

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