Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah blasted Saudi Arabia for launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Speaking in a televised speech, Nasrallah said the military campaign should be directed at Israel, not Yemen, adding that if the warplanes were directed towards Israel, Hezbollah would join in.
“If the war was against Israel we would have been partners in the war but not if it’s against an Arab peoples,” Nasrallah said, according to the website of the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star.
He denounced Saudi Arabia for leading a campaign against Yemen, but failing to take action against Israel over the decades-long conflict.
“The Palestinian people are still calling on you,” he declared , noting that a large portion of the population among the Palestinian Arabs are Sunnis and yet their calls for assistance were not met by unified force likes of the coalition organized against the Houthis…