13 October 2023

Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian visited Beirut and met with Lebanese, Hizbollah, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad officials. During his visit, he emphasised that continuation Israeli attacks against Gaza, what he described as “war crimes”, would “be followed by other reactions on other axes [of resistance], for which the Zionist regime [ie, Israel] and its supporters would be responsible”. The following day, Amirabdollahian contended that “the leaders of resistance enjoy remarkable cohesion, have designed the whole scenarios and everyone’s finger is on the trigger”.

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