PA ambassador to Saudi Arabia: Iran has given up on the Palestinian cause

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 7, 2016 11:48

The Palestinian Authority's ambassador to Saudi Arabia lobbed heavy criticism at Iran on Thursday, saying the Shi'a country has not contributed to the Palestinian cause.

PA ambassador Bassem al-Agah, in an interview with London-based Arabic daily Asharq al-Aswat, said that Iran has failed to allocate money to the Palestinians.

"They have not built any schools for Palestinian children nor have they provided medical services for injured Palestinians," al-Agah said.

He continued, saying that the Iranians have issued fatwas against the "legitimate Palestinian government" and have not contributed to the Palestinian cause whatsoever aside from "political executions."  


Related Content

Breaking news
May 21, 2018
Court orders release of 19 arrested in Haifa protests

By JPOST.COM STAFF