Fight for Aleppo 'greatest battle' in Syria: Hezbollah chief

Fight for Aleppo 'greatest battle' in Syria: Hezbollah chief
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BEIRUT: (APP) The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said the offensive on the city of Aleppo was the "greatest battle" in Syria, pledging to dispatch more militiamen to support Syrian regime forces .

In remarks broadcast on the Shiite group 's Al-Manar television , Hassan Nasrallah said his party would "increase our presence in Aleppo ... because the real, strategic, greatest battle is in Aleppo and the surrounding area."

He spoke at a commemoration event for Mustafa Badreddine, a Hezbollah commander killed in an explosion on May 12 near Damascus international airport.

 

 

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