Nasrallah urges US oil embargo over Gaza violence
The US can stop Israeli "aggression" by making a simple phone call, Hezbollah chief says, urges action from Arab states. Hezbollah head Nasrallah speaks at Beirut protest
Arab countries must withhold oil from the US to force them to end support for Israel's "aggression" in the Gaza Strip, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Thursday night according to the Lebanon Now online news agency.
"The US can, if it wants to, stop the aggression on Gaza by making a simple phone call," Nasrallah said. "Arabs should exert pressure by decreasing the amount of oil exported, or by increasing the price of oil, thus, the economies of Western countries would be threatened and pressure would [force] the US and Israel to stop the aggression on Gaza." (continue reading...)