The head of Palestine’s Islamic Jihad resistance movement has paid tribute to Iran’s Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani on his second martyrdom anniversary, saying the revered commander was assassinated for having stood against US-Israeli conspiracies.
“They shed Martyr Soleimani’s blood because he was the chief barrier in the face of the United States and the Zionist regime’s policies,” Ziad al-Nakhalah told a ceremony held in the Lebanese capital Beirut to honor Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s memory.
“Haj Qassem was at the forefront of those defending Palestine,” Nakhalah said, adding that the Martyr successfully obstructed the Israeli regime’s attempts to restructure West Asia.
The missiles that have been used by the Palestinian resistance to strike Tel Aviv during the resistance’s defense of Palestinian territories against Israeli aggression “were first placed in our hands under Qassem Soleimani’s supervision,” the Palestinian official said.
“Soleimani insisted that we will not be able to conquer without…