Ahmadinejad to Mashaal: 'Iran will always stand by Palestinian resistance'
Ahmadinejad to Mashaal
By AP, JPOST.COM STAFF
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday reiterated his support for Hamas, during a visit by the Palestinian group's Damascus-based leader Khaled Mashaal, according to Iran's official news agency.
"The government and the people of Iran will always stand by the Palestinian resistance and the Palestinian people," Ahmadinejad said during the meeting with Mashaal.
"Today Palestine is symbol of the global front of freedom-seekers and militants."
Mashaal was leading a Hamas delegation to Teheran, and was also set to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.
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