Hezbollah urges France to ‘curb Israeli hostility’


A Hezbollah delegation met with the French Senate ( Upper House) President Gérard Larcher at Qasr el Snaoubar ( Pine palace ), headquarters of the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign affairs , according to a party statement.

The delegation included Hezbollah International Relations Officer Ammar Moussawi and party MPs Ali Fayyad and Nawwar Sahili.

“We ask that France take a firm stand and work with the international community to rein in Israeli aggressiveness,” according to Hezbollah statement

The delegation blamed Tel Aviv’s policies for the tensions in the region, adding that Lebanon maintains the right to retaliate against any possible Israeli attacks.

The Hezbollah delegation asked France to work with the international community “to limit Israeli hostilities.”

“The delegation also praised France’s desire to support Lebanon, its people and institutions,” the statement said.