US main cause of persisting crisis in Syria

A high-ranking member of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the United States is the main cause of the persisting crisis in Syria.

In remarks published by Hezbollah’s Media Relations Office on Sunday, Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said the US had prolonged the presence of foreign-backed militants in the Middle Eastern country.

“The long war in Syria is because of the US, which is now hindering the settlement there,” he said, adding that Washington was also using evil schemes in an attempt to destabilize the Arab country.

However, the US “is moving from one defeat to another, but it doesn’t want to acknowledge that,” Qassem further said.

“Through resistance, we forced Israel out of Lebanon. Through resistance, we managed to impose the equation of deterrence. Through resistance, Lebanon and Palestine managed to confront Israel. Through resistance, we wiped out Takfiri terrorism in the…

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