TEHRAN (FNA) – Senior Lebanese cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah said the US and Israel intend to force Arabs to enter an anti-Iran war.
The prominent Shiite cleric made the remark at Friday prayers in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
“The US, the Zionist regime and Europe have thousands of nuclear warheads; the Zionist regime has more than 200 nuclear warheads; however, US president George Bush accuses Iran of intending to make atomic bombs,” Fadlallah said according to a Press TV report.
“Bush has criticized Iran for its nuclear program and tried to depict Iran as an enemy in his Middle East tour. No Arab leader dared to remind him that even the American National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) proved that the country’s nuclear plan is peaceful,” he added.
According to Fadlallah, attacking Iran will bring numerous regional problems or even lead to the destruction of the region. In contrast, Iran’s peaceful and cooperative messages help the region to enhance the regional countries’ power, economic development and welfare.
Referring to the US interference in Lebanon’s internal affairs, he said that a political agreement was the only solution to the problems besetting the country.