Malaysian PM visits Gaza, drawing fire from Abbas

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January 23, 2013 04:56

 
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Malaysia’s prime minister visited Gaza on Tuesday, part of a diplomatic push by Hamas that is irritating Fatah, even more – apparently – than Israel.

Premier Najib Razak, along with a group of Malaysian ministers, crossed into Gaza via its land border with Egypt, the Rafah border crossing, for what he described as a humanitarian visit.

“We believe in the struggle of the Palestinian people. They have been suppressed and oppressed for so long,” Razak told reporters as he was greeted by officials from Gaza’s Hamas government.

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