Hamas chief meets Egyptian President, hails 'new era'

ByREUTERS
July 19, 2012 19:23




Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal met new Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Thursday and hailed Mursi's election as the start of a "new era" for Egypt and the Palestinians.

It was Mashaal's first visit to Egypt since Mursi won the country's first free leadership vote.

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