Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani
Speaking to the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen network which is associated with Hezbollah, and quoted by the Hebrew-language Walla! news website, Larijani also claimed that during Israel’s counterterrorist Operation Cast Lead in Gaza in 2009, the Saudis looked for an “excuse” not to get involved by claiming that “it was an internal war".
“Tehran stood alongside Hamas and helped it militarily, rather than hiding it,” he stressed. READ MORE