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Jun 26, 2022
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Lebanese Expert On Israeli Affairs Ali Haidar, On Hizbullah TV: America Is Deterred From Attacking Iranian Nuclear, Oil Facilities For Fear Of Retaliation Against UAE, Gulf States

#9664 | 01:17
Source: Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)

Ali Haidar, a Lebanese expert on Israeli affairs, said in a June 26, 2022 show on Al-Manar TV (Hizbullah-Lebanon) that the U.S. is deterred from attacking Iranian nuclear facilities, and even Iranian oil facilities, because it fears that there would be retaliation against the UAE and the Gulf states. He said that Iran has informed these states that if any "aggression" is carried out against Iran from their territory, it will consider them complicit in the attack. He also said that the UAE is "made of glass."


Ali Haidar: "Just a few missiles were enough to shake the UAE. The UAE is an entity made of glass. A few missiles were enough to neutralize it. I am not trying to scorn [the UAE], but this is how they see themselves.

"When there was a rumor or a report in Israel about [Israeli] military bases in the UAE, the UAE immediately sent their National Security Advisor to deny this, because Iran put the UAE on notice that if any of the Gulf states, or any other country, let their territory be used for an aggression against Iran, that country is an accomplice to the aggression and would become a target. Iran put everybody on notice and they all know Iran is serious.

"What proves this... No one is asking himself the following question: How come America, with all its power and capabilities, is deterred from striking the Iranian nuclear facilities? We are talking about America! Forget the nuclear facilities. What about the economic oil facilities? The Americans can send Iran dozens of years backwards. What stops them?"

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