BEIRUT, Aug. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary General of Hezbollah Hasan Nasrallah, stressed that the battle against the ISIL has achieved its full objectives represented in securing the Syrian-Lebanese borders, expelling the ISIL terrorists from the area.

In a televised speech on Monday, Sayyed Nasrallah said “we are before a second victory in Lebanon,” adding that “since the beginning of the battle, the ISIL wanted a ceasefire but the battle continued on both fronts so the terrorists collapsed and surrendered in the end.”

He noted that unveiling the fate of the Lebanese soldiers was the main condition for any partial or full deal with the ISIL, indicating that the ISIL continuous defeats in al-Mosel, the Syrian al-Badiya, south of Raqqa province towards Deir Ezzor and Aleppo affected the morals of its members fighting on the Syrian-Lebanese borders.

Sayyed Nasrallah stressed “the battle against terrorism is a continuation of the battle against ‘Israel’; we are in front of a second victory on August 28, 2017”.

He extended greetings to the families of martyrs of the Syrian army, the Lebanese army and the Resistance, offering condolences to families of Lebanese servicemen who were abducted and killed by ISIL.

SANA/Press Shia Agency