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France worried by Iran’s ‘hegemonic’ intentions, FM tells Saudis

Jean-Yves Le Drian, visiting Riyadh, expresses concerns over Tehran’s ballistic missiles program, says Lebanon should be ‘protected from foreign interference’

France is worried by Iran’s “hegemonic” intentions in the Middle East, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday.

At a press conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir, Le Drian echoed Riyadh’s concerns over Iranian “intervention in regional crises” and “hegemonic” intentions in the region.