Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic is currently the strongest state in the region, and the so-called axis of resistance led by Iran is the most powerful.
Nasrallah was speaking to supporters at a rally marking the 40th
anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution and the overthrow of the shah.
Speaking via a large screen, Nasrallah said America is set to retreat
from the region and has no real option to squeeze Iran except with
sanctions, abcnews.com reported.
'We see the struggle in the
region may escalate and may take different forms but in all cases, today
the Islamic Republic is the strongest state in the region ... and
America is headed for more withdrawals and retreats from the region,' he
Nasrallah spent over an hour extolling Iran and the Islamic revolution's political and economic accomplishments.
Saying that after the Revolution, Iran achieved independence, Nasrallah
added that Iran is now a leading independent country in the region
while many countries in the world, including countries in South America
have bowed down to the US.
West failed to ignite ethnic
conflict in Iran, according to Nasrallah, adding that Iran survived
despite all hardships inflicted on it.
He added that after the Islamic Revolution, a popular religious (Islamic) sovereignty was established in Iran.
He went on to note that holding elections and the elections in Iran
never stopped even during Iraq’s invasion and high majority of Iranians
voted for formation of Islamic Republic after the revolution.
Hezbollah chief added that Iran was subjected to eight years of a global
war, recounting that all Arab countries except Syria supported Saddam
”Saddam was provided with everything, even chemical arms in war on Iran,” he noted.
Nasrallah further said that Iran has made great achievements in many
fields after the Islamic 1979 Islamic revolution, and recounted that
achievements Iran has made after the revolution.
97% of its medical needs inside the country,” he said adding that the
US is afraid of Iran’s medicine exports to Lebanon.
sourece: khabar online