Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says Iran will not abandon support after nuclear deal with West

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 25, 2015 12:55 PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanonese Hezbollah group believes it can still count on Iran's support following Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday.

In his first public remarks since the agreement was reached this month in Geneva, Nasrallah said he was sure Tehran would confound critics who say it would end support to Hezbollah.

"We deal with every trust and complete assurance over this Nasrallah said in ceremony to honor sons and daughters of fallen Hezbollah fighters.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Angus MacSwan)