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Nasrallah denies saying there will be an Israeli war against Lebanon

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Nasrallah denies saying there will be an Israeli war against Lebanon
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Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah denied Monday what has been reported by a Kuwaiti newspaper regarding an Israeli war against Lebanon, stressing that “the content is false and the timing is very bad.”

 
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“I never said during any meeting that an Israeli war against Lebanon will take place in the summer and I did not say that I will not be with you in case of war,” he noted, adding that he personally tends to rule out the possibility of a war for several reasons, including “the lack of readiness on the Israeli front.”

 

In a speech he delivered during a ceremony held on the occasion of the 34th anniversary of establishing Imam Mahdi Scouts, Nasrallah emphasized that Israel is a greedy enemy.

 

On the local scene, Hezbollah’s chief said that everyone agrees that Lebanon is facing a difficult financial crisis, noting that there is a consensus over the importance of cooperation among the political forces to reach the appropriate solution.

 

He also declared that Hezbollah is open to all discussions and will be ready to express its opinion and present proposals during the cabinet session, explaining that the party remains committed to its principles and rejects any measure affecting the poor factions of the society by imposing additional taxes.

 

Nasrallah pointed out that Hezbollah views the budget as the beginning of real reform, stating that the ongoing talks are a golden opportunity to put an end to the financial and administrative corruption infesting the state’s institutions.

 

On the regional scene, the secretary general responded to the US decision concerning Iran, noting that the world, by keeping silence over Trump’s aggression against Iran, is opening the door for more “American arrogance.”

 

In this regard, he said that “what they failed to achieve in Syria through terrorism and aggression, they are trying to implement through economic siege,” adding that the cooperation between the allies on the ground in Syria remains as it was in the past.

 

Nasrallah stressed the need to shed light on the aggressive policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen and Bahrain, as well as their interference in Sudan and Libya, emphasizing that Saudi Arabia and UAE have a real role in “cooking up the deal of the century.”

 

On another note, Nasrallah condemned the massacre committed Sunday in Sri Lanka, noting that “this terrorism has been preventing the believers from celebrating in Sri Lanka, Yemen and Palestine.”

 

He called for a comprehensive battle against terrorism to eradicate it, emphasizing that “the main logic in this battle is to never lose hope and never give up.”

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