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Pompeo in Lebanon to Talk Hezbollah Amid Golan Condemnation

Zeina Karam, Matthew Lee Friday, March 22, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with Lebanese leaders on Friday amid strong regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

The abrupt pronouncement was likely to cloud Pompeo's two-day visit during which he is to meet with top officials, including some who are aligned with the Iran- and Syria-allied militant Hezbollah group. ...

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