Aug 28, 2014, 1:59 PM
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Senior official felicitates victory of Gazans over Zionist regime

Tehran, Aug 28, IRNA - Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani on Thursday felicitated Palestinian resistance leaders on victory of the Gazans over the Zionist regime.

Speaking with Leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Ramadan Abdullah Mohammad Shalah and Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau Khaled Mashal in separate telephone conversations, Shamkhani reiterated Tehran's permanent support for the Palestinian resistance movement.

"The Zionist regime's military commanders admitted their defeat when they saw the missile power of the Palestinian resistance," Shamkhani told Shalah.

While speaking to Mashal, the Iranian official said that the victory of the Gazans is the beginning of liberation of the Holy Quds.

The war in Gaza ended on Tuesday after the Zionist regime and the Palestinians agreed to an open-ended ceasefire to end seven weeks of fighting in Gaza.

The deal agreed an immediate easing of the Zionist regime's blockade of crossings into Gaza, and a gradual lifting of restrictions on fishing off the coast of the strip.

Speaking onTuesday from the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hailed the agreement as a chance to ''build a new nation and end the occupation."