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Lebanon reacts following Nasrallah speech

Supporters of Lebanon’s Hezbollah were divided over its leader’s speech following the killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, with some saying Hezbollah must react and others saying the Iranian strikes at the military bases in Iraq were enough.

The sound of people chanting filled the air as supporters of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement expressed their anger toward the United States during a speech given by Lebanese Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.

Nasrallah gave his first speech of the year following the deaths of Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unit called the Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy chief of the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Units in Iraq, by a US drone strike near Baghdad International Airport Jan. 3.

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