Hezbollah supporters listen to the speech of Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah in Aineta village, March 29, 2014. REUTERS/Sharif Karim
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Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah Saturday hinted his party could boycott National Dialogue called for by President Michel Sleiman after slamming the head of state for repeatedly criticizing Hezbollah's military intervention in Syria.Sleiman, whose six-year term in office ends May 25, has repeatedly criticized Hezbollah over its military role in Syria.Hezbollah hit back at Sleiman, saying the president needed "specialized care" because he could no longer differentiate between gold and wood. During his address commemorating the opening of the Jabal Amel Cultural Center in south Lebanon, Nasrallah defended the resistance as a way of life and Lebanon's most valuable possession. Nasrallah said the resistance was never defined by a single party, sect or movement.Nasrallah said his decision to interfere militarily in Syria was the right one.Nasrallah, describing the presence of radical groups in Syria as posing an existential threat to Lebanon and the rest of the region, said time had validated his party's decision to intervene in Syria.
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