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Iran Cleric Calls for Hezbollah Weapons - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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TEHRAN, Iran, AP – A senior cleric has called on Muslim states to provide weapons to Hezbollah to fight Israel, an Iranian news agency reported Tuesday.

Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, the hard-line head of the powerful Guardian Council, was quoted by the semiofficial Iranian Students News Agency as saying that Islamic states should arm Hezbollah in fighting Israel in Lebanon.