Hizbullah rebuffs report regarding its motorcade against protesters. The party clarified that it has nothing to do with the motorcade which threatened protests in Beirut Downtown and which Lebanese Army thwarted.
Hizbullah rebuffs report
In a statement, Hezbollah’s Media Relations Office firmly denied involvement in the incident.
Such suspicious moves aim at tarnishing Hezbollah’s image.
“The Media Relation would like to affirm that Hezbollah definitely has no relation with the motorcade which went about Beirut Downtown on Monday night.
Lebanese media reported that a motorcade including alleged supporters of Hezbollah and Amal movement attempted to attack protesters.
False report aim to tarnish Hezbollah’s image.
A video showing the motorcade went viral on social media.
However, Hizbullah stressed that such suspicious moves aim at tarnishing Hezbollah’s image.
Hizbullah backs protesters
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah expressed solidarity with protesters against hard livelihood conditions and corruption in the state institutions.
In his speech in the Arbaeen commemoration in Baalbeck on Saturday (October 19, 2019), Sayyed Nasrallah stressed that resistance party stands beside the protesters.
Moreover, he also urged all Lebanese parties including Hezbollah to work for solving the long-term crises in the country.
Although he opposed the government’s resignation, he supported the peaceful protests.
Hezbollah party remains “determined to work hard” to solve the country’s problems and “not allow anyone to drown this country and take it to the abyss”.
Hassan Nasrallah opposes
Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah expressed opposition to calls for the resignation of Lebanon’s government.
Furthermore, he vowed not to allow anyone to “burn” Lebanon and cause chaos in the country.
He was speaking following days of protest rallies across Lebanon.
Hezbollah supports protest rallies
However, Nasrallah expressed solidarity for recent economic and anti-corruption demonstrations in the country.