WATCH: Lebanese Politician Brands Palestinian Attackers ‘Suicide Seekers’

The Times of Israel reports: The leader of a minor Lebanese political party told a local television station that Palestinian teens who carry out stabbing attacks against Israelis are “suicide seekers.”

Roger Edde, a Maronite Christian who is the founder and head of the Lebanese Peace Party (Assalam), also said in the January 20 TV interview that Iran poses a larger problem for the Arab world than Israel does.

“All the people who today call to fight Israel while downplaying concerns about Iran have a problem,” he told the Hezbollah-affiliated al-Mayadeen channel, according to a translation of his comments on Monday by MEMRI, an NGO monitoring Middle Eastern news.

Edde also said he wanted Iran to give Lebanon “reassurances” following its agreement with world powers over its nuclear program.

Read more at the Times of Israel