Amir Abdollahian: Aoun election crucial for resistance against Zionist regime


Tehran, Nov 2, IRNA – Majlis Speaker's Special International Affairs Advisor Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Wednesday that no doubt election of new Lebanese President Michel Aoun will play a very significant role in resistance against Zionist regime and bolstering of stability and security in the region and fight against terrorism.

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