Hizbullah: Syria's Allies Will Prevent Fall of Assad Regime

(Daily Star-Lebanon) Wassim Mroueh and Thomas El-Basha - Hizbullah leader Hasan Nasrallah hinted Tuesday that his group, as well as Iran and Russia, could intervene militarily to prevent the downfall of the Damascus government. "Syria has real friends in the region and the world that will not let Syria fall into the hands of America, Israel or Takfiri (extreme jihadi) groups. They will not let this happen," Nasrallah said in a televised speech. "How will this happen? Details will come later. I say this based on information...rather than wishful thinking." "Up to this moment there are no Iranian forces in Syria," Nasrallah said. "What if dangerous developments occur, forcing states or resistance groups to step into the field in Syria?"

2013-05-01 00:00:00

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