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Ambassador Says UAE Will soon lift Lebanon shuttle Ban-NNA

BEIRUT — The United Arab Emirates will soon carry a ban on its residents travelling to Lebanon, Lebanese state media cited the UAE's ambassador to Lebanon as asserting on Tuesday.

"The lifting of the ban on Emiratis touring to Lebanon will come quickly," Lebanon's NNA quoted Hamad Saeed al-Shamsi as telling journalists after assembly Lebanese overseas Minister Gebran Bassil.

The UAE's close ally Saudi Arabia said in February it turned into lifting its personal advice to citizens now not to commute to Lebanon, the place Gulf tourism turned into once a mainstay of the now struggling financial system.
Ambassador Says UAE Will soon lift Lebanon shuttle Ban-NNA


The UAE and Saudi Arabia have each voiced prevalent difficulty over the political situation in Lebanon, located next to warfare-torn Syria and home to the heavily armed, Iran-backed Hezbollah community.

Lebanon's a rmed forces in 2017 ended the presence of Syrian insurrection and militant businesses that had taken small territorial enclaves within the mountains alongside the frontier.
The conservative Sunni monarchies regard Iran, a progressive Shi'ite theocracy, as their leading regional rival and have declared Hezbollah, which holds wide have an impact on in Lebanon, a terrorist community.
(Reporting by means of Angus McDowall; enhancing by way of Catherine Evans)