Report:Gulf States warn Haniyeh not visit Iran

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February 8, 2012 14:34

 
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Leaders from Gulf States warned Hamas Prime Minister Ismael Haniyeh not to visit Iran as planned, the Al-Quds daily reported Tuesday.

According to the report, sources said "Officials in the Gulf states advised Haniyeh not to visit Iran due to tense relations," and "expressed concern over Iran's ambitions in the Persian Gulf."

The source said high-level officials in Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait - which Haniyeh recently visited - urged him to cancel the planned Iran visit, saying "without a doubt, Haniyeh's visit to Tehran will have consequences."

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