Friday, September 22, 2006
AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF NASRALLAH'S SPEECH
"Hundreds of thousands of people stretched over more than 140 thousand square meters of land in Beirut's southern suburb, coming fom everywhre in Lebanon, at the invitation of Hezbollah secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah to mark the "Divine Victory Festival." Al-Manar said late Thursday that Friday's rally would be "the biggest referendum on the resistance choice."
We should be strong and support our army by demanding that it becomes fully equipped to protect the Lebanese people. The government's responsibility is to protect the people and the UNIFIL should not interfere in internal affairs." Sayyed Nasrallah renewd his pledge to bring back the Lebanese detainees from Israeli jails, through indirect talks and a swap deal to exchange the two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah on June 12 with them. His eminence stressed: "We have entered an era in which we can dictate our conditions on our enemy." "