Lebanese Politician: Hizbullah Is Occupying Lebanon

(MEMRI-TV) Lebanese journalist Naufal Daou, a member of the March 14 Alliance, told LDC TV on June 28: "The Christians and the other Lebanese should say to [Hizbullah leader] Hassan Nasrallah: 'This is wrong. Go take a flying leap. Whatever happens, we won't back you.' What will he do - occupy Lebanon? He's already done so....Our problem today in Lebanon is that Hizbullah is just like any occupying force." Interviewer: "But they are Lebanese." Daou: "So what? These Lebanese are illegitimate because they occupy us by the force of the gun. Their weapons are illegitimate. It is an occupation force that has taken over our political decision-making....The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps are here. They are called Hizbullah." Interviewer: "[They] are Lebanese, not Iranian." Daou: "So what if they are Lebanese? Whose orders do they obey?"

2017-07-18 00:00:00

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