Mattis compared the Hezbollah with ISIS*

© 2018 AFP / John Thys Pentagon chief James Mattis. Archival photoMattis compared the Hezbollah with ISIS*© 2018 AFP / John Thys

The Lebanese movement «Hezbollah» is one of the main terrorist threats along with the «al-Qaeda»* and «IG»*, said Friday the head of the defence Department of the USA James Mattis.

«Despite the physical defeat of the Caliphate ISIS* militant extremist organizations such as Hezbollah, ISIS* and al-Qaida* continue to sow hatred, to destroy the world and kill innocent people around the world,» said Mattis, representing the national defense strategy of the United States.

*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization