Nasrallah rejects Iran’s involvement in West Bank resistance

Nasrallah rejects Iran's involvement in West Bank resistance

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – "Israeli claims that Iran is behind the escalation of acts of resistance in the West Bank are baseless and foolish accusations," accoridng to Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday.

At the start of his speech, Nasrallah offered condolences over demise of prominent Lebanese journalist Talal Salman: He was a man of resistance till his last breath, Al-Manar TV reported.

Later, he said that "Before the Second Liberation Takfiri terrorists ocupied wide areas of Lebanon’s Eastern Mountain Range and used this region as a hotbed to launch terorirst attacks on Lebanon."

"The US, along with some local powers, hindered the Lebanese Army’s battle against Takfiris," he further said, adding, " Washington threatened the Lebanese Government of suspending the aid to the Lebanese Army in case of a battle against the Takfiris."

The Hezbollah Leader went on to note that "The Second Liberation is yet another successful manifestation of the Golden Triology: Army-People-Resistance."

"Israeli claims that Iran is behind the escalation of acts of resistance in the West Bank are baseless and foolish accusations," Nasrallah further said about the occupied West Bank, stressing that, "The resistance in the West Bank is pure Palestinian."

He went on to warn that, "Any Israeli assassination against any target on the Lebanese territory won’t go unanswered."

"Israelis must know that changing the rules of engagement is not allowed," he added.

The Hezbollah chief further voiced support to Palestinian hunger strikes in Israeli jails as well as the Bahraini political prisoners.

He touched upon the issue of Syria and said that, "The US has been leading the war against Syria since day 1, Takfiris were just puppets in Washington’s hands."

"The US resorted to Caeser Act when it realized that failure of its scheme in Syria," he added.

Nasrallah warned that Syria, along with its allies, is ready to confront Washington if it puts boots on the ground in the area east of the Euphrates River.

The Hezbollah S.G., meanwhile, voiced firm rejection to the United Nations Security Council’s draft resolution on renewing UNIFIL force mandate in Lebanon, noting that the draft is aimed at turning the international peacekeepers into Israeli spies.

He hit back at those who reject dialogue with Hezbollah in Lebanon, telling them, "We’re ready for dialogue, but we won’t beg for."

At the end of his speech, Nasrallah hailed Imam Hussein’s Arbaeen as manifestation of one of this Ummah’s points of strength, saying, "This year, Palestine and Al-Quds are present at Arabeeen commemorations."


Source: Mehr News