Nasrallah: “Any mistake can blow up the area”
MADRID, 26 May. (EUROPEAN PRESS) –
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese Shiite party-militia Hezbollah, responded to warnings from Israeli authorities that maneuvers in southern Lebanon could trigger a conflict.
In his speech on Independence Day, marking the 23rd anniversary of the withdrawal of Israeli military forces from Southern Lebanon, Nasrallah stated that there are Israeli leaders. “They should be careful and not miscalculate.”.
“The Israelis must withdraw their threats and renounce their arrogance. Any mistake can blow up the area”According to the Lebanese news portal Naharnet, he said.
He also claimed “a great war will involve hundreds of thousands of warriors”: “It is not you who threaten a great war, it is we who threaten you with it.”.
Aharon Haliva, head of the Israeli Army’s Military Intelligence Agency, said last Tuesday: “Nasrallah is about to make a mistake that will drag the region into a major war. You are very close to making this mistake from Lebanon or Syria.”. Thus, he stated “escalation is not unlikely to turn into war”before emphasizing it “confrontation” Between Israel and Iran “it was direct” In recent years.
Haliva, Iran “A real threat to Israel” He added that Iran’s nuclear program continues to progress. “both at the enrichment level (uranium) and in weapons”Despite the fact that the Iranian leadership has not yet made a decision on the development of nuclear weapons.
After Hezbollah’s maneuvers at one of its training centers in southern Lebanon, inviting several media outlets to witness them, the group’s senior official, Hassem Safiedin, stressed that the aim is: “Verify that Hezbollah is fully prepared to face any attack” by Israel.
Source: Noti Merica