Jumblatt links Blom bank explosion to Hezbollah

People inspect the damage at the headquarters of the Lebanese Blom Bank where an explosion occurred outside the bank on Sunday, in Beirut
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Publish Date 13 Jun 2016

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt suggested that there is a link between the explosion that rocked central Beirut last night that targeted the headquarters of Blom Bank, one to the largest Lebanese banks and a growing row between Hezbollah and the central bank governor over the implementation of U.S. financial sanctions against the party.
“The objective of the bombing in Beirut is to deal a blow to the economy and the banking system and I had called for a calm dialogue about the U.S. sanctions,” Jumblatt said shortly after the explosion.

 

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