Alexander Zasypkin, the Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, said in a May 18, 2020 interview on OTV (Lebanon) that Russia sees Hizbullah as an organization that fights terrorism rather than as a terrorist organization, and he condemned U.S. and Arab League resolutions regarding Hizbullah. He also condemned U.S. sanctions.
To view the clip of Russian Ambassador To Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin on MEMRI TV, click here or below.
"With Regard To Hizbullah, We Do Not See It As A Terrorist Organization In Any Way Whatsoever"
Alexander Zasypkin: "With regard to Hizbullah, we do not see it as a terrorist organization in any way whatsoever. On the contrary, it is an organization that fights terrorism. That's it. There is nothing more to say about this."
"Therefore, We Condemn The American Sanctions"
"Therefore, all the decisions that are made by the Americans or by the Arab League are wrong in our view, and we oppose them.
"Therefore, we condemn the American sanctions."
 For more on Russian Ambassador To Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin, see MEMRI TV Clips No. 7746 Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin to Hizbullah TV: Soleimani’s Killing was Illegal; He was a “Fighter for Justice and for the Rights of the Peoples”, January 16, 2020; No. 5165 Russian Ambassador to Lebanon: Putin and I Believe the USSR Collapse Was a Catastrophe, November 13, 2015; No. 6928 Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin: Our Strategic Goal Is the End to Global Hegemony of the U.S. Dollar, December 22, 2018; and No. 6515 Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin: If There Is an American Strike in Syria, the Missiles Will Be Shot Down and the Launch Sites Targeted, April 11, 2018.