Nasrallah: Resistance has right to repel any aggression ~ by Leith Fadel
Beirut, SANA-The Israeli enemy must understand that resistance will no longer heed the “rules of engagement” as it is its ethical and legal right to repel any aggression, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said.
Nasrallah’s strident message came during a festival held Friday in honor of the resistance martyrs in Quneitra.
“From now on, when a fighter from resistance is assassinated, the Israeli enemy will be held responsible and thus resistance will have the right to respond wherever and whenever it sees fit, and it whichever way it deems appropriate,” he added.
Nasrallah indicated that resistance “had not had second thoughts about the necessity of retaliation, even if things went to extremes.”
Nasrallah pointed to a state of confusion in Israel following the assassination of resistance fighters which, he said, prompted it to declare a state of emergency and to send threats via different countries.
“The resistance operation happened in broad daylight and came at the height of the Israeli alert, leaving Israel at a loss as to what really happened,” he said.
“Unlike Israel,” Nasrallah went on to say,” resistance claimed responsibility for the retaliatory operation soon after it was carried out.”
Hezbollah’s Secretary-General considered that Israel is manipulating the situation in Syria in the worst possible way to suit its own interests, highlighting the support it provides for takfiri terrorist organizations.