Nasrallah: Israel presence in Mideast 'temporary'

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday said that the Jewish state was bound to disappear and that its presence in the Middle East was only temporary.

Nasrallah: Israel presence in Mideast 'temporary'
"The disappearance of Israel is inevitable, it is divine law," said Nasrallah at a ceremony to mourn the death of Hezbollah top commander Imad Mughnieh and other fighters killed in attacks blamed on Israel.

"The presence of Israel is but temporary and cannot go on in the region," Nasrallah added in comments transmitted via video link to thousands of Hezbollah supporters massed in southern Beirut.

Mughnieh was killed in a car bombing in Damascus on February 12 in an attack Hezbollah has blamed on Israel.

Israel welcomed his death, but it has denied any involvement.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Şubat 2008, 18:11