After Hizbullah announced its responsibility for the attack in the Occupied Shebaa Farms in southern Lebanon on the border with Occupied Palestine, which resulted in the death and injury of “Israeli” soldiers on Wednesday, Palestinian factions welcomed the military operation.
Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad congratulated Hizbullah and described the operation to be Heroic. It asserted on the unityof the resistance in Palestine and Lebanon in a statement.
Its leader Khaled al-Batsh said that the operation came as a “shock” to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his commanders.
The operation, he added, is a “natural response to the crimes of the enemy.”
The Islamic Resistance Movement [Hamas] also confirmed via its spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri on Hizbullah’s right to respond to the “Israeli” occupation especially after the recent aggression on sites near the town of Quneitra in the Syrian Golan.
The Communal Resistance Committees described the attack as a distinctive operation against “Israeli” soldiers, saying that the choice of resistance is the “most effective to deter the enemy.”
On the internal Front, Lebanese House Speaker Nabih Berri praised Shabaa operation and has been reported that he was following up the developments in details.
Prime Minister Tammam Slam confirmed that Lebanon stands “in one rank” behind the legitimate armed forces in their mission to defend its territories and the security of its citizens.
He also lashed out at the Zionist aggression and raids against the border Lebanese territories that followed the Resistance operation.
For its part, the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday sternly condemned the Zionist bombing of Lebanon which came in response to the Resistance operation.
“The operation has been launched from the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms and targeted an “Israeli” military convoy that was present on the Lebanese occupied soil,” the ministry said, stressing that the attack did not violate the Blue Line that was demarcated by the UN following the 2006 war.
Meanwhile, the head of the Lebanese Social Progressive Unity Walid Jumblatt called on to take the necessary precautions in the event that “Israel” launched a new aggression on Lebanon.
For his part, Secretary General of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby condemned the “Israeli” raids and artillery shelling that targeted military sites this morning to the Syrian regime’s army in the Golan. He also called on Arab Security Council to “assume its responsibilities and intervene urgently to put an end to the “Israeli” attacks to ward off the risk and contain the deteriorating situation on the border with Syria and Lebanon.”
Meanwhile, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards welcomed the operation and said,”We will stand alongside the Mujahedeen of the Islamic Resistance in all arenas of confrontation against the Zionist entity”.
Furthermore, the National Authority for the Support of the Arab Resistance confirmed its support for the military operation carried out by Hizbullah. It declared, “The National Authority for the Support of the Arab Resistance and anti-Zionism and normalization confirms support and advocacy for Hizbullah’s operation against the occupied territories”.