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Jan 05, 2020
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Hizbullah Sec.-Gen. Hassan Nasrallah: Everyone in the Region Should Seek Retribution; Trump will Lose the Elections when U.S. Troops Arrive in Coffins; Soleimani’s Shoe is Worth Trump’s Head

#7700 | 04:47
Source: Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)

Al-Manar TV (Lebanon) aired on January 5 an address by Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, who said that everyone in the region must "seek just retribution" for Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis. Nasrallah continued to say that many people have suggested that a senior American military figure should be killed in retribution, however, no one is of the caliber of Soleimani and Al-Muhandis. He said: "Qasem Soleimani’s shoe is worth the heads of Trump and all the American leaders." Nasrallah stated that it was the American military who killed Soleimani and Al-Muhandis so they will be the ones to pay the price. He promised that "the Americans will leave our region humiliated, defeated, terrorized, and horrified, just as they had left before." He added that "when the coffins of the American soldiers and officers [...] start arriving in the United States, Trump and his administration will understand that they have lost the region and will lose the elections as well."
 

Hassan Nasrallah: "The Americans have felt recently, as they themselves have said, that they were about to lose Iraq. They did not occupy Iraq in order to usher in democracy, not in order to introduce elections, not in order to bring about independence and prosperity for the Iraqis. They occupied Iraq and toppled the Saddam Hussein regime in order to take over Iraq and its resources. When they realized that the Iraqi people want to be independent and liberated, they unleashed on them all their terrorist groups, which they themselves founded, and brought from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and all over the world. Between 2003 and 2011, the Iraqi people faced a wave of suicide bombings by thousands of suicide bombers, who blew themselves up in mosques, churches, schools, markets, and religious sites. They killed the elite of Iraq's leaders and figures. The officers of the American occupation were standing behind these terrorist groups, facilitating [their attacks]."
 

Crowd: "Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America!"
 

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Nasrallah: "All of us in our region and in our nation should seek just retribution. What is just retribution? I'd like to act with transparency. We've been through this before, and I don't want to go into details. Someone may suggest – in meetings, over social networks, in Iran, in the press, in the media – that just retribution should be a figure of the same caliber as Qasem Soleimani. Who? The American Chief-of-Staff? The Secretary of Defense? The commander of CENTCOM? There is no figure of the same caliber as Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis. Qasem Soleimani's shoe is worth the heads of Trump and all the American leaders.
 

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"There is no one on par with Qasem Soleimani or Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, whom we can execute and avenge their blood. In all honesty and transparency, the just retribution is as follows: The American military presence in our region. The American military presence in our region."
 

Crowd: "Death to America! Death to America!"
 

Nasrallah: "U.S. military bases..."
 

Crowd: "Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America!"
 

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Nasrallah: "The U.S. bases, the U.S. warships, every American soldier and officer in our region, our countries, and our lands... The American military killed them and it will be the one to pay the price. That is the equation.
 

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"If the forces of the resistance and the peoples of the region act in that direction, I am telling you that the Americans will leave our region humiliated, defeated, terrorized, and horrified, just as they had left before. The martyrdom-seekers who drove America out of our region in the past are still here and they are many more than they were in the past.
 

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"When the coffins of the American soldiers and officers – people who came here in vertical position and return in horizontal position – start arriving in the United States, Trump and his administration will understand that they have lost the region and will lose the elections as well."

 

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