Hezbollah

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th March 2017.

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Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier Conservative, Canterbury 12:00 am, 28th March 2017

I welcome my right hon. Friend’s earlier answer, but does he accept that Israel’s decision in 2006 to bomb all parts of Lebanon, including those represented by people who had been fighting Hezbollah for more than a generation, catapulted Hezbollah from a sectional group of extremists right into the heart of the powerbase of the Government of Lebanon?