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Rafsanjani: UNSC's resolutions against Iran linked to Lebanon events

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 1, IRNA
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said here Tuesday that the recent events in Lebanon along with the praiseworthy resistance of Hizbollah is not unrelated to the ratification of UNSC's resolution against Iran.

In a meeting with members of the 'Fronts to Consolidate Democracy', he said the current plots of the big powers in Lebanon will not be limited to Hizbollah or Lebanon, they have various scenarios for the world Muslim along with those stand against their interests.

In current circumstances, the society strongly needs solidarity, he said adding, "If we show solidarity in the society and respect peoples views, the existing threats would be weak."

Keeping away from moderation would be regarded as a lethal poison for any society, he said adding, "Under current conditions and recent developments in the region we should exercise vigilance against our opportunist enemy."

Highlighting the importance of the Constitution in the national history, he called for further active role of political tendencies in administrating the society.

It is not possible to properly administer peoples affairs without active presence of political parties, he underlined.

The meeting continued with an exchange of views on recent domestic and international developments.


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