Lebanon
11 November 2023

Hizbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah argued that “the U.S. is the side who runs the war and decides on the ceasefire in Gaza.. If you [ie, the U.S.] don’t want a regional war then stop the aggression in Gaza”. He further said that “the U.S. has been futilely pressing the resistance in Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen via Western and Arab channels. The only way to halt the Iraqi and Syrian attacks [against U.S. forces] is to stop the war on Gaza”. Regarding continued exchanges between Hizbollah and Israel, Nasrallah affirmed that “our policy in the current battle is that the battlefield speaks louder than the words. In the Lebanese front, eyes should be on the combat zone.”

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