Nasrallah said in his speech that he was not against “any help” from financial institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank and that he did not have a problem with Lebanon resorting to consultations.
He did insist, however, that this assistance doesn’t violate Lebanon’s interest or sovereignty.
On the judiciary, Nasrallah stated his party does not reject an independent judiciary, as long as its conditions are reasonable and are not incompatible with the national interest.
On the issue of Coronavirus, and speculations that his party had witnessed some positive cases, he assured that his party adheres to complete transparency and honestly – and encouraged every citizen to do the same.
He went on to insist that the Ministry of Health has been transparent from day one, and has been announcing cases immediately as they are discovered.
On the rumors that the Ministry and Hezbollah were being dishonest in reporting, he said: “Everything that has been said about the hiding of Coronavirus cases by the Ministry of Health or Hezbollah is a lie.”
In this context, he called for “mutual aid and solidarity.” He insisted that now is not the time to settle scores, take revenge, or score points, but rather the time to behave in a “positive and responsible manner.”
“The biggest liar on earth is Trump,” he said, denouncing the U.S. President’s management of the pandemic.
He also said that his party was ready to put all of its “capabilities, medical personnel, and institutions at the disposal of the government and the Ministry of Health to help them fight the virus.”
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