| 2 March 2024, Saturday |

Abdullahian: Hezbollah received 28 messages from America and Europe urging it to exercise restraint

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian indicated that the United States and some European countries sent more than 28 messages to Hezbollah, to ensure that the war does not expand in the Gaza Strip, according to what was reported by the Iranian news agency “IRNA”.

Abdullahian mentioned in his interview with Al Jazeera, “The United States made many efforts in 2006, and after that, to destroy, eliminate, and disarm Lebanese Hezbollah, but Hezbollah became one of the strongest resistance forces in the region,” according to what I reported. “Erna.”

Abdullahian added: “In the past six weeks alone, the United States and some Western countries sent more than 28 messages to Hezbollah in which they said: Please exercise restraint and prevent the development of the war against Israel.”

He explained: “We have received messages in the past six weeks from the United States through diplomatic channels, specifically through the Swiss embassy in Tehran, which takes care of the interests of the United States, and the Americans have always stressed in their messages that they do not seek to expand the scope of the war.”

Abdullahian added, “Even though six weeks have passed since the war in Gaza, Hamas is still present in the Gaza Strip, and it is in control of the reins there.”

Regarding the capabilities of Hamas and the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip, the Iranian Foreign Minister explained that he “held discussions with the head of the political bureau of the Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyeh, in Doha, and with leaders of the Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine in Beirut recently, and they confirmed that so far only what has been used has been used.” Between 10 and 12% of the weapons that Hamas has inside Gaza, and that there is still about 90% of their strength, human capacity, and weapons at their disposal,” the Iranian agency reported.

  • Sawt Beirut International