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U.S. issues new Hezbollah-related sanctions

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on several individuals and entities under a program targeting the Iran-backed armed Shi’ite group Hezbollah.

Two individuals — a Belgium national and a Lebanon national — and three entities, including two based in Belgium and one based in Britain, were sanctioned, according to a notice on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s website.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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