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Hezbollah ‘is in the heart of’ Israel-Hamas war, says top official

Sheikh Naim Qassem. File Image

Hezbollah’s high officer declared that his group, which is predicated in Lebanon, is already “in the heart of the battle” and guarantees that Israel would pay a heavy value if it launches a land operation within the Gaza Strip.

Sheikh Naim Qassem, the deputy head of Hezbollah, made these remarks as Hezbollah was firing rockets and missiles at Israel and Israel was shelling and conducting drone strikes in southern Lebanon. Six fighters have been slain at present, in accordance with Hezbollah, the most important variety of deaths in a single day because the hostilities began two weeks in the past.

Hezbollah’s purpose in elevating the temperature on the border between Lebanon and Israel is obvious, in accordance with Qassem: “We are trying to weaken the Israeli enemy and let them know that we are ready.” Hamas officers have stated that if Israel begins a floor offensive in Gaza, Hezbollah will be part of the combating.

Qassem says his Iran-backed group, which is allied with Hamas, already is affecting the course of the battle by heating up the Lebanon-Israel border and conserving three Israeli military divisions tied up within the north as an alternative of making ready to combat in Gaza.

“Do you believe that if you try to crush the Palestinian resistance, other resistance fighters in the region will not act?” Qassem says in a speech throughout the funeral of a Hezbollah fighter. “We are in the heart of the battle today. We are making achievements through this battle.”

Qassem additionally feedback on overseas dignitaries who visited Lebanon over the previous two weeks asking Lebanese officers to persuade the group not to participate within the newest Hamas-Israel battle. He says Hezbollah’s response to Lebanese officers is, “We are part of the battle.”

“We tell those who are contacting us, ‘Stop the (Israeli) aggression so that its (conflict) repercussions and possibility of expansion stops,’” Qassem says, referring to the officers who lately visited Beirut, together with the overseas ministers of France and Germany.

Talking about an anticipated Israeli floor invasion of Gaza, Qassem, says: “Our information are that the preparedness in Gaza by Hamas and resistance fighters will make (the) Israeli ground invasion their graveyard.”

(with inputs from businesses)

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