Zarif condoles with Hezbollah on death of commander

May 13, 2016

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday wrote a letter of condolence to Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah over the death of top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddin in Syria, Press TV reported.

According to Daily Star, Hezbollah said on Friday that "the great jihadi leader" Badreddine had died in a "big explosion" that targeted one of its bases near Damascus airport. It said it was working to "define the nature of the explosion and its cause, and whether it was the result of an airstrike, or missile or artillery."

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