Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani on Friday described the conflict with Hamas during Operation Pillar of Defense as a "tsuanmi" that hit Israel, Lebanon's The Daily Star reported.

Lirajani's made his comments to reporters upon arrival at Lebanon's Rafik Hariri International Airport.

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“This victory by the segregated Palestinian people is a great victory and represents a tsunami on the Zionist entity,” the Iranian official said.

During his visit to Lebanon Larijani is due to meet with Palestinian factions in the country.