Velayati Says Iran to 'Continue Support' for Hizbullah

Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that Iran's influence in the region is “indispensable” as he stressed that Iran "will continue to support Hizbullah."

“Iran's influence in the region is inevitable. Iran opposes the United States' policy in the Middle East and will continue to support Hizbullah and the Palestinians,” the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Velayati.

In his speech to the international conference on supporting Palestine Intifada, Velayati pointed out that “Hizbullah in Lebanon has been supported by Iran and we are proud to announce that,” he said.

“Hizbullah today is in a position that makes the Zionist enemy avoid a confrontation with,” he added.

Velayati stressed that “Iran's presence in the region is indispensable,” stressing that Iran will stay “a decisive element in the region, we will continue this approach.”

He also alleged that “Iran's presence in Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Lebanon came in coordination with the governments of these countries.”

Source: Naharnet

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