TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (Press Shia) – Leader’s Advisor Velayati said recent victories achieved by the Resistance Front were promising of complete collapse of Takfiri and terrorist groups and their supporters.
Iranian Leader’s Aide Ali Akbar Velayati made the remarks at a joint meeting with Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, in Beirut on Friday.
He praised victories of the Lebanese government and people and emphasized on imminent defeat of all terrorists and extremist movements in the region.
Advisor to Leader of Islamic Revolution in international affairs, while pointing to regional developments and victories gained by the Resistance Front, added “these triumphs belong to all of us and we appreciate recent victories of Lebanon over terrorist groups.”
Velayati further emphasized the stability and security in Lebanon asserting “Iran welcomes stability and independence of Lebanon and its government, and the Lebanese people are a great nation in the region. We always wish for success for Lebanon, and formation of a coalition government undoubtedly marks a success for the Lebanese people.”
The official, while reiterating that Lebanon’s victory over terrorism is a victory for the entire region, added “terrorists, extremist and Takfiri movements in the region are backed by the US, Zionists and some countries who are opposed to stability, security, independence and unity of regional countries.” These victories will promise a complete victory for these currents and their supporters.
Advisor to the Iranian Leader later stated that “Tehran and Beirut enjoyed very good and constantly growing relations and the Islamic Republic of Iran would support stability of friend country.”
Also at the meeting, the Lebanese prime minister, while welcoming Ali Akbar Velayati, said “we are faced with serious challenges from extremist and Takfiri groups and victory can be achieved only through resistance and perseverance.”
Saad Hariri also referred to developments in Lebanon noting “despite some differences, stability and security have been established in Lebanon, and all the groups see eye to eye on these major issues.”
Later, the two sides embarked on a separate meeting to discuss regional and international developments.
Velayati had arrived in Beirut to take part at the second International Union of Resistance Scholars which came to an end on Thursday evening.