Nasrallah warns Hezbollah will respond if tents are attacked

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah warned that Hezbollah operatives had been given directives to respond to any attack on the tents the movement set up in Israeli territory over a month ago, during a speech on Wednesday marking the anniversary of the start of the 2006 Second Lebanon War. The comments were the first made by the Hezbollah leader concerning the tents since they were erected…

Last month, it was revealed to the public that Hezbollah had set up two tents in Israeli territory in the Shebaa Farms area, with armed operatives present in the tents. Israel has reportedly been conducting extensive diplomatic efforts through UNIFIL to convince Hezbollah to move the tents back into Lebanese territory, but Hezbollah and Lebanese officials have insisted that the area the tents are currently located in belongs to Lebanon.

During his speech on Wednesday, Nasrallah stressed that Israel ‘would not dare’ to act against the tents, as Hezbollah would respond to any such action…”

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