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'Jerusalem cannot be the capital of state called Israel'

ByJPOST.COM STAFF, ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 3, 2010 18:28

Nasrallah derides peace talks as dead on arrival in "Jerusalem Day" speech after explosions erupt from suspected Hizbullah arms cache.

Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah (AP).

nasrallah 311. (photo credit:AP)

The current round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks will not succeed, Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said during a "Jerusalem Day" commemoration speech on Friday.

Nasrallah characterized the talks as "stillborn" and said, "Jerusalem, and not even one of its streets, can not be the capital of the state called Israel."



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The Hizbullah chief's comments came hours after explosions ripped through a building Friday in southern Lebanon that might - according to Lebanese security officials - have been used to store weapons for the terrorists group.

It was not clear whether there were any casualties from the blasts, which set off a large fire, the officials said. Rescue crews responded to the scene.

The three-story building is in the Hizbullah-dominated village of Shehabiyeh, part of a volatile border zone south of the Litani River in which Hizbullah has been banned from having weapons under a UN resolution that ended the 2006 war between the terror group and Israel.


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