Lebanon 0
16 June 2020

Hizbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah asserted that “the U.S. is using Lebanon and its economy to achieve their interests, among which are Israel’s security and the land and maritime borders”. He further affirmed that “whoever puts us between the option of withdrawing our weapons or killing us with hunger, we tell them: our weapons will remain in our hands and we will not starve, we will kill you”. Nasrallah also maintained that the “U.S.’s resort to Caesar’s Act is evidence of Syria’s victory in the military and field war, it is its last weapon… whoever calls to close [Lebanon’s] borders with Syria will later call us to open the borders with Israel”.

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