Following are excerpts from a report on a meeting between Deputy Head of Hizbullah, Sheik Naim Qassem and a delegation of family members of 9/11 victims. It was aired on Al Manar TV on November 11, 2005.
Anchor: Sheik Naim Qassem met with an American delegation which included family members of victims of the 9/11 bombings in New York City. The delegation members said that the purpose of the visit was to spread peace and to establish ties with various forces in different regions of the world, in order to stress the united stand against terrorism and aggression.
Sheik Qassem recalled Hizbullah’s communiques condemning the New York attacks and the recent bombings in Jordan. He emphasized that state-sponsored terrorism and the terrorism of some groups throughout the world should be condemned because it goes against humanity, regardless of religion, language or geography.