A General within Iran’s Revolutionary Guard boasted Friday that there are 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to crush Israel.
“Hezbollah has 100,000 missiles that are ready to hit Israel to liberate the occupied Palestinian territories if the Zionist regime repeats its past mistakes,” General Hossein Salami was quoted as saying by Tasnim, according to Reuters.
The Jerusalem Post reported that Salami warned that Israel’s occupied territories could come under attack if they make the “wrong move.”
“Today, the grounds for the annihilation and collapse of the Zionist regime are (present) more than ever,” he said.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called out the U.S. for exploiting the differences between Shiite and Sunni Muslims to pull focus away from the Palestinian-Israel conflict.
“The global arrogance (the United States and its allies) wants to create discord among Muslims … Unity is the only way to restore stability in the region,” Rouhani said. “We stand with the dispossessed Palestinian nation.”
Rouhani spoke as tens of thousands of Iranians joined in an anti-Israel rally to express support for the Palestinians. The demonstrators shouted “Death to Israel” and “Death to America” and while they burned an Israeli flag.
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