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Iran says Hezbollah's attack on Israel's army was a retaliatory move

Reuters , Sunday 1 Sep 2019
Iran says Hezbollah
Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah (Reuters)
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 Hezbollah's policy is aimed at safeguarding the interests of Lebanon, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Iranian security official as saying in reaction to the Iran-backed group's attack on Israel's army on Sunday.

"Hezbollah enjoys significant popular support in Lebanon, the Zionist regime's (Israel) punishment by Hezbollah was a reciprocal measure that displayed the resistance front's determination to counter threats," said Ali Shamkhani.

Iran often refers to regional countries and forces opposed to Israel and the United States as a "resistance front".

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