Sept. 23, 2013
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday denied the Lebanese group had received chemical weapons from Syria.
Members of the Istanbul-based opposition Syrian National Coalition had accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government of transferring chemical weapons to Hezbollah to escape inspection.
“This accusation is truly laughable,” Nasrallah said in a televised speech. “We understand the dimensions and background of these accusations, and these have dangerous consequences for Lebanon.
This article was posted: Monday, September 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm
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