Iranian foreign minister meets Hezbollah leader

This content was published on Oct 08, 2021 – 07:52

Beirut, Oct. 8 (EFE). – Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdullah, met with the leader of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, an important ally of Tehran, after holding a series of meetings with the authorities of the Mediterranean country during an official visit to Beirut.

The Secretary-General of Hezbollah, His Eminence Hassan Sayed Nasrallah, received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hussein Amir Abdullah, and his accompanying delegation (…) and they discussed the latest scenarios and political developments in Lebanon and the region. The Lebanese armed and political movement stated in a statement today.

The Shiite cleric, who resides in a secret location allegedly in Lebanese territory, thanked Iran for its support in recent decades and described it as a “legitimate friend who does not abandon his friends, no matter how difficult the situation is,” according to the memo. .

The local Al-Manar TV, which acts as a spokesman for Hezbollah, published a photo of the meeting in which the leader of the formation can be seen talking with Abdullah in a room dressed in the uniform for the occasion, in which the Lebanese flag was and. Another of the Shiite group.

However, the windows in that room are completely covered with blackout curtains that don’t reveal any details from the outside.

According to the statement, the head of Iranian diplomacy highlighted, during the meeting, Iran’s support for Lebanon “at all levels”, a message he also conveyed yesterday to Lebanese President Michel Aoun. Prime Minister Najib Mikati or Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.

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Rather, the Iranian minister announced his country’s readiness to build two power plants with a capacity of 1,000 megawatts, at a time when Lebanon is suffering from the worst economic crises in its history and is suffering from severe fuel shortages and power outages. Light for several hours a day.

In the context of the crisis, fears grew of Tehran’s increasing influence in the Arab country, especially after its local ally, Hezbollah, unilaterally organized the shipment of ships with Iranian fuel to Lebanon to alleviate the shortage. EFE

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