Ahmadinejad to visit Lebanon and offer help against Israel
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is due to make an historic two-day visit to Lebanon Oct. 13-14 for talks with his Lebanese counterpart Michel Suleiman and other senior Lebanese officials. The daily An-Nahar reported Thursday Ahmadinejad will discuss Iranian readiness to provide "unequivocal" support for Lebanon to face Israeli threats.
Sources also told the Beirut-based newspaper that the Iranian President will also renew his offer to provide military assistance to the Lebanese army. The sources said Ahmadinejad has voiced his wish to visit south Lebanon to inspect the scene of fierce clashes between Hizbullah and the Israeli army and during July 2006 war.