Nasrallah: We’ll never lay down our weapons, even is Shebaa is liberated.
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah, said yesterday that his group will never lay down its weapons, even if the disputed Shebaa Farms in
"Even if Shebaa is liberated the weapons of the resistance are staying. The resistance is a defense project for
Shebaa was captured from
Last week, Israeli officials warned that
Hezbollah itself was for the time being concentrating on building its strength within
Rather chillingly, perhaps, he said the next war would see far more bombing and far more damage to Lebanese infrastructure. "The damage to
Hezbollah's presence in the Lebanese government now was actually helpful from an Israeli military point of view, he explained.
"When the terrorists become the government, the list of targets is longer."
[Sources: BBC and other news reports]