Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah confirmed today, Friday, during his meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, that “the Lebanese and Palestinian resistance today is stronger than ever before.”
During the meeting, Nasrallah stressed that “the resistance will respond firmly to the Zionists if they take any action resulting from an error in judgment.”
During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on the latest political developments in Lebanon and the region, including “developments in Palestine and Syria, the conditions of the axis of resistance, and some important developments in the Islamic world.”
Nasrallah referred to “Iran’s constructive role towards the region and Lebanon,” and commemorated “the memory of the martyrs of the resistance in the region, Lebanon and Iran,” and described General Soleimani’s role in stabilizing the region’s security against Zionism and terrorism as “unforgettable.”
For his part, Abdullahian said after the meeting, “Nasrallah sent a clear message that if the Zionist entity initiates any foolishness, the resistance can turn the page in a way that would be a disaster for this enemy.”
Abdullahian stressed Iran’s continued support for the resistance and the Palestinian people, and added: “Today, the status of the resistance in the region cannot be ignored, and the resistance today, as a fundamental and major player in the region and in Palestine, is receiving focus from the West.”
Abdullahian and his accompanying delegation, in partnership with the Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, participated in a joint meeting with the secretaries-general and leaders of the various Palestinian factions.
Amir Abdullahian said in this meeting that the international system is going through fundamental changes, including the emergence of a number of new actors on the international scene, noting that America is trying to maintain its hegemony, but the region and the world are well aware that it is no longer able to exercise its hegemony as before. On the contrary, the resistance is strong and can forcefully achieve its will.
He pointed out that Israel is now feeling its loss on the battlefield, so it is talking about assassinating Palestinian resistance leaders.
He stressed “the importance of the unity of action of the resistance factions in defending Palestine and standing up to the usurping Zionist entity. He said that the unity of action of the various Palestinian factions has increased the strength of the resistance, and there is no doubt that the resistance has the last word on any issue.”
The Red Cross in response to Ben Gvir: Palestinian detainees are protected and have the right to communicate with their families
The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed on Friday evening that the Palestinian detainees are considered protected persons and have the right to communicate with their families, according to international humanitarian law.
In a statement issued by it, the International Committee of the Red Cross called on the relevant Israeli authorities to protect the rights of protected persons in its custody and to respect the relevant obligations of international humanitarian law.
She pointed out that it has been facilitating visits by families of Palestinian detainees to Israeli places of detention since 1968, and in the first six months alone of this year, more than 29,000 families of detainees were able to visit their relatives inside prisons, and this is considered a much-needed lifeline for each of the detainees. and their family members, which satisfies a basic and universal human need.
The International Committee stressed that it stands ready to continue supporting families by facilitating these visits.
Meanwhile, the extremist Israeli Minister of National Security, Itamar Ben Gvir, had instructed the prison authority to restrict visits to the families of prisoners from the West Bank, to once every two months instead of once a month, as Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Friday.
And the Hebrew newspaper stated that the implementation of these instructions will start from Sunday.
Bayraktar TB2 : The Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait, Touba Sonmez, announced that her country had sold 18 Turkish drones to Kuwait, and confirmed that the planes were ready for delivery at the time specified by Kuwait
The Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait, Tube Sönmez, confirmed that the planes are “ready for delivery whenever Kuwait wants,” expressing her country’s readiness to “provide Kuwait with all the military equipment it requests.”
During the Turkish Embassy in Kuwait’s celebration of the 101st anniversary of the Turkish victory, Sonmez praised the level of military and security cooperation between the two countries and their endeavor to improve defense capabilities.
She stated that the Turkish army “has come a long way in the field of reforms, planning, training, investment in technology and institutional modernization, until today it has become one of the finest and strongest armies in the world.”
She pointed out that Turkish-made military equipment “now constitutes more than 75% of Turkey’s stock, which has become a reliable supplier of defense equipment to its partners. In 2022, Turkish arms exports reached a record high of $4.4 billion.”
For his part, the head of the National Military Service Authority in Kuwait, Brigadier General Muhammad Al-Jassar, stressed the depth of the decades-long historical relations between Kuwait and Turkey, pointing out that the two countries pursued a policy of cooperation to spread peace and stability.
He added, in a speech he delivered during the ceremony on behalf of the acting Chief of the General Staff of the Army, that Kuwait and Turkey have many commonalities, as they seek peace and adhere to the same defense principles.
He pointed out that defense cooperation between the two countries continues to grow in several sectors, pointing to the continuous meetings between defense officials in the two countries to explore prospects for cooperation and exchange ideas, visions and points of view.