TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian congratulated Lebanon on anniversary of its victory against the Israeli regime.
On the anniversary of the liberation of southern Lebanon from the occupation of the Zionist regime, the Eid of resistance and liberation, Amirabdollahian sent messages to congratulate the occasion to the government, nation, and resistance groups of Lebanon.
He sent the messages to Abdallah Bouhabib, Lebanon’s minister of Foreign Affairs, and Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah.
In these messages, the Iranian foreign minister called this great victory the result of unity and solidarity between the army, the resistance, and the people of Lebanon, as well as the efforts and sacrifices of the fighters of the resistance and the heroic nation of Lebanon, the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s website reported.
Lebanon marks the Resistance and Liberation Day on May 25 each year.
In May 2000, the Israeli regime was forced by Hezbollah to withdraw its troops from Lebanon, ending nearly two decades of occupation of the country’s south.