Lebanon’s Hezbollah Condemns U.S. Air Strikes in Iraq

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s powerful Shi’ite group Hezbollah condemned on Monday U.S. air strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia, calling them a blatant attack on Iraqi sovereignty, security, and stability.

In a statement, Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which is also backed by Iran, criticized the United States for attacking groups in Iraq that have helped it defeat the Islamic State militant group.

Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Eric Knecht; Editing by Catherine Evans

Source: Reuters