Hamas welcomes Libyan rebel arrival in Tripoli

August 22, 2011 10:44

Hamas welcomed the seeming approaching victory by Libyan rebels as they took control of most of Tripoli on Sunday night.

Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said, "Hamas welcomes the entry by Libyan revolutionary fighters into the capital Tripoli and congratulates them on this great victory."

He added that the organization hopes the progress "will represent a turning point in the history of Libya toward progress and prosperity in implementing the will of the Libyan people."

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