League of Arab States Unable to Resolve Crisis in Lebanon: Experts
Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 May /corr. Trend R.Hafizoglu / The efforts of League of Arab States to resolve confrontation between Hezbollah organization and Governmental forces in Lebanon may appear unsuccessful.
"League of Arab States (LAS) is unable to prevent the confrontation in Lebanon," Lebanese politician Vail al-Yamin reported to Trend .
LAS held an extraordinary meeting in Beirut to remove confrontation in Lebanon between Hezbollah and Government, Al-Jazair TV reported on 14 May.
"The League of Arab States does not possess high authority amongst the people and many religious organizations," the politician of the Lebanese movement '14 March', al-Yamin, said by telephone from Beirut on 15 May. According to the politician, the Government wants guarantee that Hezbollah will not any more participate in armed confrontations in the country.
"LAS can not give guarantee to the Government with regards to the armed supporters of Hezbollah. To put an end to the confrontation in Lebanon, the League should hold talks with Damascus which supports Hezbollah," the politician said. Al-Yamin considers that if Hezbollah being supported by Tehran and Damascus, the confrontation may transform into war between religions and sects.
Other Lebanese politician Rahim Beyram considers that the efforts of LAS to resolve the confrontation will yield no results. "LAS's mediation in settlement any conflict has not yielded positive results up to now," Bayram reported to Trend from Beirut via e-mail.
The politician considers that the LAS countries have not common views on settlement of the crisis situation in Lebanon. "If the Arab League wants stability in Lebanon, firstly they should wrest Damascus from Iran's influence," he said. According to the politician, settling the crisis situation in Lebanon is in hands of Syria and Iran.
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