Joubran Basile the chairman of the Lebanese National Front for Freedom and the son-in-law of President Aoun Bassil, posted on social media on the 6th that he would never succumb to US sanctions or be lured by promises.
According to reports, Basil served as the foreign minister of Lebanon. On the 6th, the US government accused him of corruption, provided political cover for Hezbollah, and announced financial sanctions against it, including freezing all Basil’s assets in the United States and requiring Lebanese banks with dollar business to freeze. All its assets in Lebanon.
Basil previously served as the foreign minister of Saad Hariri’s government. Under the pressure of large-scale demonstrations across the country, he announced his resignation on October 29, 2019.
On September 8 this year, Washington accused two former Lebanese ministers, H. Khalil and Y. Fenianos, of providing equipment and support to Hezbollah and committing corruption, and announced sanctions against them.