The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People says Lebanon is at the forefront of struggles against the Israeli regime, adding Lebanon is the only country which has been able to defeat Israel.
“The Lebanese people’s prosperity makes Iran joyful, as Lebanon’s pain and sufferings will sadden Iran,” said The Leader Of Islamic Ummah And Oppressed People in a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Tehran on Monday.
Iran would like to see a “prosperous, prominent and progressive” Lebanon, Imam Khamenei added.
The Leader Of Islamic Ummah And Oppressed People underlined Iran will spare no effort to help Lebanon’s development and progress.
Imam Khamenei touched upon the negotiations held between Hariri and Iranian officials in Tehran, adding the two sides have the potential to boost mutual cooperation in a whole range of areas.
“These relations should particularly expand in trade, development and construction sectors,” the Leader stressed.
The Leader Of Islamic Ummah And Oppressed People referred to Israel’s relentless aggression against Lebanon, and added, “The Zionist regime will go beyond Beirut and even Tripoli if it can, to capture Syria, but resistance is the only deterrent against the usurper Israeli regime.”
The Leader Of Islamic Ummah And Oppressed People said Lebanon is the only Arab country which has been able to defeat the Israel, adding Lebanon’s enemies cannot stand up to the Lebanese resistance.
“As long as the usurper Zionist regime exists, Lebanon needs resistance,” said the Leader.
Imam Khamenei praised the good relationship between Saad Hariri and Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, adding “this relationship should be strengthened more than ever before.”
Imam Khamenei further underscored that Iran supports Lebanon’s unity and independence.