Hamas Defends Ties

Hamas Defends TiesHamas Defends Ties

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says the “strong” and “long-standing” relations between Iran and the Palestinian resistance movement are not “detrimental” to any Arab countries.  “Iran is an Islamic country which has stood by the resistance for years and we are keen to expand our relations with the country as long as it supports the Palestinian people’s resistance,” Haniyeh said in an interview with Al-Aqsa TV, Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.