Zarif congratulates liberation of southern Lebanon

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message extended congratulations over liberation of the southern Lebanon by Resistance youths from the Zionist aggressors.

In his separate messages to Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, Zarif wished dignity and success for Lebanese government and people.

Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message expressed congratulations over the anniversary of liberating southern Lebanon, saying the resistance is the only way to stand against aggressors.

In his message which was released on Sunday, President Rouhani congratulated the Lebanese people on the liberation of southern Lebanon from the yoke of the Israeli regime.

The aggressive nature of the Zionist regime indicated that the only way for fighting aggressors is resistance, he added.

Iran is also ready to stand by Lebanese army and people for establishing unity and defending Lebanon, the Iranian president noted.