Hizbullah says it has enough weapons, no need to smuggling
Hizbullah slammed the U.N. Security Council, saying reports of illegal arms smuggling from Syria to Lebanon were "inaccurate," and assuring that the Shiite movement has enough weapons that it need not be re-supplied.
Senior Hizbullah official and former Energy Minister Mohammed Fneish said the U.N. report was "definitely inaccurate and unrealistic … for merely political desires to distort the truth in favor of some states."
"The Resistance arms' supplies are enough to carry out required missions," Fneish said in remarks published by Lebanese newspapers on Friday. "Hence, it (resistance) is in no need for smuggled arms," Fneish was quoted as saying.
According to him, Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has declared that "we have more than 12,000 rockets or maybe 20,000 or even a million, no one knows."
The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday asked Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to send an independent mission to investigate reports of illegal arms transfers from Syria to Lebanon.