Secretary General of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday he did not want a war with Israel but was ready and prepared to win it. In the midst of an increase in border tension derived from Exchanges of recent attacks from the Jewish state and Lebanon.
“We are not looking for war, we do not want that. But we are ready for it, we are going to win it.” The Hezbollah leader said in a televised speech.
Nasrallah made the remarks a day after Shia Group A was launched Twenty rockets from southern Lebanon to Israel, Which responded with seizures for the third day in a row.
“We want to tell it to the enemy Any airstrikes by the Israeli Air Force in Lebanon will inevitably respond, Even if it is in an adequate and proportionate way, because we want to achieve the goal of protecting our country, ”he added.
Hezbollah later said The rocket launch was in response to an Israeli air strike the previous day. First since the war they waged in 2006.
In this regard, Nasrallah added Their response to other Israeli airstrikes was “anywhere in northern occupied Palestine, be it Galilee or Golan.”
“Our options are open”, The Hezbollah leader insisted.
Last Wednesday, Three rockets were fired from Lebanon against Israeli territory. It is an act that has not been claimed by any group of Israeli suspects in the Palestinian territories in the south of the Arab world.
Israel responded with three rounds of artillery shelling, hours later, early Thursday morning.
This is the first airstrike by a Jewish government in Lebanon in 15 years, according to the Lebanese president. Michael Aun described the UN Security Council resolution as a “grave and dangerous violation.” This ended the 2006 war.
Conflict of For 33 days in the summer of 2006, 1,200 people were killed in Lebanon, mostly civilians, and 160 Israelis, mostly soldiers. The ceasefire ended on August 14, 2006 with the support of the United Nations, which saw the Lebanese army stationed in the border areas.
The United States on Friday urged the Lebanese government to stop Hezbollah from firing rockets at Israel.
Occurs when the voltage increases Lebanon is on the brink of collapse, plagued by severe economic crisis, inflation and shortage of basic commodities, drugs and fuel; As the political siege continues, the caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikdi, is expected to form a government for the third time in a year, in the next few days.
With EFE and AFP information
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