Nasrallah denies sending fighters to Ukraine
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah urges the Lebanese government to form an emergency committee to deal with the economic ramifications of the Ukrainian conflict.
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah categorically denied, on Friday, sending militants and experts to fight alongside Russia in Ukraine.
Sayyed Nasrallah said at the Al-Mahdi Scouts Anniversary Ceremony that Arab Channels circulated rumors, purportedly quoting Ukrainian Military Staff, claiming that Hezbollah dispatched fighters and military experts who are experienced in street battles.
“No one from Hezbollah, no fighter or military expert, went to this arena or any of the arenas of these wars, “he said
In a different context, Nasrallah urged the Lebanese government to form an emergency committee to deal with the economic ramifications of the Ukrainian conflict, particularly the rising prices of basic commodities.
On Friday, the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces issued a statement claiming that 1,000 Syrian mercenaries and Hezbollah fighters had been recruited to fight in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently announced a plan to allow volunteers from the Middle East to join Russian forces in the special military operation in Ukraine.