Wednesday, August 09, 2006

In case there are any doubts about Hezbollah's ties with Iran ...

Memri reports:

*Hizbullah-Lebanon Representative in Iran: "Everything We Have, We [Obtained] Thanks to the Islamic Revolution [in Iran]"

The representative of Hizbullah-Lebanon in Iran, Abdallah Safiy Al-Din, emphasized Hizbullah's close affiliation with Iran, and mentioned the organization's preparations for the confrontation with Israel. Following are excerpts from his statements, as cited in the conservative Iranian daily Kayhan, which is affiliated with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei:

"Everything we have, we [obtained] thanks to the Islamic Revolution [in Iran], [thanks to] the Imam [Ayatollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic regime in Iran], [thanks to] the Honorable Leader [Ali Khamenei], and [thanks to] the 'rule of the jurisprudent' [i.e. the founding principle of the Islamic regime in Iran, which states that the country must be ruled by a religious jurisprudent]. Everything we have, we have thanks to our total obedience to the jurisprudent...

"During the six years since the liberation of South Lebanon, we did not draw our attention away [from Israel] even for a single day, but made plans for times such as these..." [11]


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