Iranian cleric calls on Muslims to arm Hizbullah

August 1, 2006 14:19

A senior cleric has called on Muslim states to provide weapons to Hizbullah to fight Israel, the semiofficial Iranian Students News Agency said Tuesday. ISNA quoted Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, the hard-line head of the powerful Guardian Council, as saying that Islamic states should arm Hizbullah in fighting Israel in Lebanon.

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