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President of Iran Hassan Rouhani claimed Hezbollah is part of the Lebanese people, and that their weapons are “only defensive,” Reuters reported on Monday afternoon.
Hezbollah is classified internationally as a terror organization by such nations as Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and others.
According to Reuters, Rouhani also warned other countries in the Middle East not to “fall for Israel’s trap.”
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