“AAlthough this resolution came late and there are some gaps to be filled, the resolution demonstrates that the Israeli occupation is experiencing unprecedented political isolation”said Ismail Haniyeh after a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Haniyeh and the Palestinian delegation met in Tehran with the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to a statement published on the Iranian religious leader’s website.

The Iranian leader praised the “unique resistance of the Palestinian forces” in the face of the “crimes and brutalities of the Zionist regime, carried out with the full support of the West”, according to the text.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran will not hesitate to support the cause of Palestine and the oppressed people of Gaza,” Khamenei added during the meeting.

The Palestinian leader’s visit to Iran came one day after the UN Security Council approved the first resolution calling for an “immediate” ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, with 14 votes in favor and states abstaining. United.

The vote demonstrates “that the United States is incapable of imposing its will on the international community”, Haniyeh told the press after his meeting with Amir-Abdollahian.

Haniyeh considers that “the Zionist entity” “has failed to achieve any of its military or strategic objectives” after almost six months of war.

Amir-Abdollahian, who was present at his side, did not comment.

The resolution was hailed by Tehran as “a positive but insufficient step”, calling for the approval of “effective measures” to “put a complete and permanent end to Israeli attacks”.

Iran is Israel’s declared enemy and supports movements fighting against this country in the region, including Hamas.

Haniyeh’s last visit to Tehran was in November, when he met with the Iranian supreme leader.

The war between Israel and Hamas broke out on October 7, following an attack by commandos from the Islamist movement who had infiltrated southern Israel from Gaza, causing the death of at least 1,160 people, most of them civilians. according to an AFP count based on official Israeli data.

According to Israel, around 240 people were kidnapped and 130 of them remain hostages in Gaza, 33 of whom died.

In retaliation, Israel promised to destroy Hamas, which seized power in Gaza in 2007, and launched a vast military operation that killed more than 32,400 people, mostly civilians, in the Palestinian territory, according to the Hamas Health Ministry.

Iran hailed Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack as a “success” but denied any direct involvement.

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Source: https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/mundo/2528823/lider-do-hamas-realca-isolamento-sem-precedentes-de-telavive

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