Nasrallah: Israel facing a 'crisis of leadership'
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
26 January 2013 00:35
Hezbollah chief claims results of election prove Netanyahu not providing strong leadership; urges Palestinians to up resistance.
Hezbollah head Nasrallah speaks at Beirut protest

Nasarallah adresses crowd in Beirut. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday said that following Tuesday's Knesset elections, Israel is facing a "crisis of leadership," and urged the Palestinians to increase their resistance.

"Israel doesn't have a strong ruling party, the way [Prime Minister Binyamin] Netanyahu aspired for when he said Israel needs a strong party to lead it," Nasrallah said.



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"The elections did not produce a strong party to lead this entity and now it is without a strong central leadership," he added.

Former prime minister Ariel Sharon was "the last king of Israel," Nasrallah said.

Nasrallah's rhetoric echoed comments made by his deputy, Naim Qassem on Thursday.

“Israel held polls and some waited to see who would win ... but in Hezbollah we did not wait for results because we believe Israel has entered the stage of defeats and the results today show the defects [that emerged] after the July 2006 war ... and the Gaza war,” The Lebanese Daily Star quoted Qassem as saying.

“This means that the Israeli project is gradually descending into the abyss, and here we have to stay steadfast to face the remnants of this project,” he added.
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