His eminence sponsored the inauguration of Jabal Amel forum for Culture and Literature as well as the victory theater in the Lebanese southern town of Ainatha.
Ainatha town was liberated from the Zionist occupation in May 2000 and engaged in heroic battles during the Zionist war on Lebanon in July-August 2006.
Sayyed Nasrallah's speech was broadcasted live on Al-Manar TV at 16:30 local time (14:30 GMT) and real time coverage was posted on Al-Manar English Website.
The resistance leader tackled the latest political developments in Lebanon and the region.
Following is extracted from Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s speech.
Gold will always be gold. If gold was in front of us and someone said that it’s tin or wood it doesn’t mean that it has become so.
Lebanon’s gold does not exist in the whole world, and with wood, the Lebanese had built coffins of Israeli soldiers, and will continue to exist for each occupier to this holy Land.
The problem with us in the Syrian issue is our political position and not our military intervention which came after the intervention of everyone. Since the first day we said we're not with this conflict nor with the overthrow of the regime or government.
Today, the Turkish government discusses that there is a shrine to grandfather the greatest of the sons of Ottoman, who does not know his name lots of Muslims, and considers that it’s a Turkish right to intervene militarily in Syria to protect this shrine.
Sayyed Nasrallah: We went to Syria to defend the Holy shrine of Sayyeda Zainab (AS) which is respected and loved by all Muslims.
Sayyed Nasrallah: The battle in Syria has reached this stage as a result of the size of the regional and international intervention to what is related to the resistance, its existence and identity.
Since the beginning we talked about a political solution while the Arab regimes wanted to overthrow the regime.
After 3 years the decisions of the Arab summit all talked about the same solution. It took them 3 years to say what should have been said since the first day.
I call for the implementation of the presidential election away from accusations, we are against excluding anybody, and today we have an opportunity to take a deep breath and not to wait for the situation in the region.
We are more than anyone keen to have the presidential election held on time and as soon as possible in order to lay a basis for a future stage to hold a dialogue on defense strategy other things.