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Iran vows full support for Hezbollah against Israel

Iran vows full support for Hezbollah against Israel
posted onJuly 2, 2024

Top advisor to Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei, Kamal Kharrazi, confirmed that his country will do its utmost to support Hezbollah if Israel launches a large-scale war against Lebanon.

Kharrazi, who also serves as head of the Iranian Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, indicated that in such a case Tehran would provide full support to the militias.

“In such a situation, we will have no choice but to support Hezbollah with all the means and capabilities available to us,” the advisor added, in an interview with the Financial Times. He further stressed that if a large-scale conflict breaks out, "the entire Lebanese people, the Arab countries and the Axis of Resistance will stand with Lebanon against Israel."

Iran’s Khamenei through its Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and Quds Force, has provided financial, military, and ideological support to organizations such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and various factions in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen.