Hashem Safieddine, Head of Executive Assembly, May 17, 2021

Date
May 17, 2021
Name of Author
Hashem Safieddine
Body

Addressing Palestinians and referring to Israel’s presence in the Middle East:

“We in Hezbollah look to the day where we will fight together, with you, side by side and shoulder to shoulder, on all fronts to extract this cancerous cell. This day is coming, it’s inevitable.”Zeina Karam, “On the sidelines, Hezbollah looms large over Gaza battle,” Associated Press, May 21, 2021, https://apnews.com/article/hezbollah-beirut-lebanon-middle-east-business-a113a62bc6816ef98512fc5280385484.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

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