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Iran's Intelligence Minister Meets Palestinian Factions in Damascus

Iran's Intelligence Minister Meets Palestinian Factions in Damascus

Friday, 14 June, 2019 - 07:00
A general view shows the Al Maysat roundabout in Damascus March 11, 2012. (REUTERS/Khaled Al-Hariri)

Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi has met with a delegation from Palestinian factions at the Iranian embassy in Damascus.

A statement issued by the factions said that discussions focused on the latest developments in the region, the Palestinian cause and mainly US President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan dubbed the “deal of the century.”

The statement stressed that the Palestinian factions remain united against the plan.

It said that the two sides discussed the difficulties facing the Palestinian people and the resistance factions, and their role in confronting Israeli occupation.

According to the statement, “Alavi lauded the role of the resistance factions and their deterring capabilities in the latest war on the Gaza Strip.”

The leadership of the factions stressed the importance of the “interconnected role of the resistance axis’ forces and countries in the region in confronting schemes and threats that target Iran, Syria, Palestine and Lebanon.”

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