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Sayyed Nasrallah: Iraqis Must Not Gamble on US or West on ISIL

Nasrallah: Iraqis Must Not Gamble on the US or the West on ISIL

The Secretary General of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addressing a large crowd of mourners on Ashura in southern Lebanon has said that the region’s war-stricken countries must not pin their hopes on the US to end violence for them.

“We look forward to the victory of the Iraqi people against Daesh. We urge them not to gamble on the US or the West. You have the courage enough to win against them all,” Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said during an address on the occasion of Ashura mourning ceremonies in Beirut on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Sayyed Nasrallah reaffirmed Hezbollah’s all-out support for the Palestinians and their legitimate demands.

He further pledged that the the Lebanese movement will not to fight against the Takfiri terrorists.

“We will continue our struggles in the face of the United States and the Takfiris,” Nasrallah said.

The Hezbollah chief condemned the Saudi aggression against Yemen as well as Al Saud and Al Khalifa regimes’ crackdown in their respective countries.

Riyadh is committing crimes and massacring civilians in front of the eyes of the world, he said, adding Yemeni armed forces and popular committees will eventually emerge victorious in their fight against the Al Saud regime and its agents. “We denounce the attacks against Yemen and its innocent people. We are proud of their resilience.”

Pointing to the diplomatic standoff in Lebanon, Sayyed Nasrallah urged unity and abstention from trading accusations. He said the ongoing negotiations in the country should be continued seriously “because there is no substitute.”

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