Hamas Delegation to Thank Iran’s Key Role in Supporting Palestinian Nation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, said a high-ranking delegation from the movement is in Tehran to participate in the swearing-in ceremony for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and praise Iran's continued support for the Palestinian nation.

Hamas Delegation to Thank Iran’s Key Role in Supporting Palestinian Nation

The Hamas delegation that includes members of the group’s political bureau, namely Ezzat al-Resheq, Saleh Arouri, Zaher Jabarin, and Osama Hamdan, arrived in the Iranian capital on Friday, according to a statement issued by the Palestinian group.

The visit to Iran is in response to an invitation sent to the group’s leadership to attend the swearing-in ceremony for President Rouhani, the statement said on Friday.

The Hamas also praised the important role that Iran has played in support of the Palestinian people and the anti-Israeli resistance.

More than 130 ranking officials from 85 countries and international organizations will be attending the swearing-in ceremony at the Iranian parliament Saturday.

Iran’s Interior Ministry has decided to raise security level at the Parliament to ‘critical’ during the inaugural ceremony.

Saturday has been declared a holiday in Tehran.

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