Saudi Arabia appears to be preparing for confrontation with Iran, through flanks in both Lebanon and Yemen. This comes just as the Islamic State is about to be defeated in Syria and Iraq.
On April 7th, just hours after Donald Trump had ordered an attack on the Syrian base of Al Shayrat, French Presidential candidate Jacques Cheminade met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the Baabda presidential palace, to discuss about “peace through development” for the whole region. Christine Bierre, in charge of this region for Cheminade’s movement, also attended the meeting.
On April 7, 2017, French Presidential Candidate Jacques Cheminade issued the following short statement from Beirut, Lebanon, under the title “Worse than a Crime, It’s a Blunder.” Cheminade was in the Lebanese capital to meet Lebanese President Michel Aoun, after which he held a press conference and various meetings.