Hezbollah's leader says Saudis must stop war against Yemen to protect oil wealth

Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-20 23:33:58|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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BEIRUT, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Hezbollah Leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah called upon Saudi officials on Friday to urgently stop their country's war against Yemen to prevent from further losses, Al Manar Local TV Channel reported.

"If Saudi Arabia wants to save itself further losses after Yemen's attacks against its oil facilities, it should stop its cruel war against the Yemenis right away," Nasrallah said in a televised speech.

Multiple drone strikes stopped operations at two major oil production facilities run by state-owned Saudi Aramco on Saturday, knocking out about five percent of global supply.

Nasrallah said that the only way for Saudis to protect their oil wealth is to stop war against Yemen and not to spend more money on air defense systems.

Nasrallah told the Saudis that they have been counting on U.S. President Donald Trump's failing administration for help, which will never bring positive results to the kingdom.

With regard to the Israeli elections, Nasrallah believes that Israeli's cruel practices in the region will not stop no matter who comes to power and forms a government.

"We will end up with the cruel policy," he said.