Nasrallah begins speech commemorating ‘Qoneitra martyrs’

JANUARY 30, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Hezbollah Secretary General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, spoke on Friday to his supporters via giant screens at a celebration commemorating the “martyrs of Qoneitra,” whereby he saluted the families of those who perished during the Israeli raid on Syria’s Qoneitra without forgetting the martyrs of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) who died in defence of Lebanon’s Ras Baalbek in the Bekaa against takfirists.

A throng of party figures and Hezbollah supporters gathered at Sayyed al Shouhada stadium in Rweiss. Among those present were Chairman of the Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy in the Iranian Shura Council Alaeddin Boroujerdi, MP Ali Bazzi representing Speaker Nabih Berri, and Syrian ambassador, Ali Abdul Kareem Ali.

Nasrallah praised the resistance fighters who died in Qoneitra, and thanked those who offered their condolences to him.