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Lebanese official stresses Syria key role in resistance pivot

Beirut, Senior Lebanese official on Tuesday underlined the key role of Syria in axis of resistance.

Syria is a major base for the resistance pivot and if this country is defeated, the axis of resistance will be defeated, Elie Ferzli said.

He made the remarks in an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

The Lebanese official criticized the western states’ policy towards return of Syrian refugees and urged them to facilitate the return of refugees to their homeland, Syria.

Commenting about normalization of relations between certain Arab countries and the Zionist regime, he said that these countries are manipulating Iranophobia to justify their relations with this regime.

Since March 2011, Syria has been suffering from terrorists’ activities.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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