Join the most important conference in the Jewish world
Report: Nasrallah secretly visited Iran to discuss Syria war
June 27, 2013 20:10
Hezbollah leader meets with Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, asks for military backing.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Nasrallah Assad Ahmadinejad 370. (photo credit:REUTERS/Sana)

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah recently made a secret visit to Iran in order to discuss his organization’s needs in supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime against rebel forces, Iraqi paper Azzaman reported on Monday.

Hezbollah sources told the paper that Nasrallah requested full financial and military backing for the fighting in Syria in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

He also asked Khamenei how long Hezbollah would have to continue its involvement in Syria and was told that it depended on how long it took to crush the revolt against Assad, which he promised would not be too much longer.

In any case, the Iranian leader assured him that an alternative Iranian option was ready. This option would involve the transfer of full units of the Revolutionary Guard to a military base in the country, which is currently being established.

Regarding the participation in the conflict in Syria, the source said that the party sent elite units, which also protected the headquarters of Assad’s regime in Damascus.

The visit took place on the eve of the battle for Qusair, where Hezbollah forces were instrumental in the important victory for the Assad regime.
Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

  • Hassan Nasrallah
  • Hezbollah
  • Iran
  • Syria
  • ayatollah ali khamenei
  • Syrian Civil War
  • Prev Article
    UN renews peacekeeping mission in the Golan
    UN peacekeeping soldiers drive past an observation tower near the Quneitra border crossing
    Protesters gesture and raise their shoes while chanting anti-Mursi, anti-Muslim Brotherhood sloga
    Egypt prepares for protests; Morsi stands pat
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    AN ELBIT SYSTEMS Hermes 900 medium-size, multi-payload drone is exhibited at the Singapore Airshow l
    February 21, 2017
    Global arms sales at highest level since Cold War


    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 5 - 16
      Beer Sheva
      10 - 17
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 5 - 13
      8 - 16
    • 9 - 22
      7 - 19