Berri: Israel made strategic mistake

JANUARY 21, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Israeli made a strategic mistake, and playing with fire does not mean that fire is a game, whereas with Israel has put Iran on its borders, House Speaker Nabih Berri told lawmakers during Wednesday’s weekly regular meeting at the Parliament.

Today’s meeting focused on the criminal Israeli aggression on a group of the Resistance members in Qoneitra.

“This crime implies dangerous dimensions, especially that it comes within the frame of the Israeli hostile policy and the electoral calculations of Zionist Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu,” the MPs quoted the Speaker as saying.

Accordingly, Berri today cabled Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to pay condolences on the martyrdom of General Mohammad Ali Dadeh in Qoneitra, alongside his fellows from the Resistance.

He also cabled Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his counterpart Ali Larijani.

On the domestic level, Berri maintained that the Israeli crime would not take a toll on the headway of the ongoing dialogue between Hezbollah and Future Movement. “This dialogue has borne fruit in terms of defusing tensions and immunizing the internal scene.”

Furthermore, he said that the security plan in Iraq would be effective to apprehend the wanted individuals, confirming that there is no cover over anybody whosoever.

SOURCE: National News Agency- Lebanon