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Macron threatens to sanction Bassil, some Lebanese officials


French President Emmanuel Macron has threatened to impose sanctions of several political figures in Lebanon, including former foreign minister Gebran Bassil, according to a diplomatic source, Al-Arabiya reported.

The diplomatic source confirmed that sanctions would include France withholding any funds stored abroad and banning the issuing of visas on sanctioned figures.

The possible sanctions would include Sunni and Christian Lebanese figures, not only Shia ones, added the source.