Aug 1, 2017, 9:15 PM
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Official: Al-Aqsa mosque incident ignites new intifada

Tehran, August 1, IRNA - Senior foreign policy advisor to parliament speaker, Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday that the recent incident in Al Aqsa mosque and carnage of Palestinian people ignited a new Intifada leading to panic and withdrawal of Zionist military forces.

Amir Abdollahian said in a meeting with the Secretary General for Islamic Jihad Ramadan Abdullah in Lebanon on Tuesday.

The incident once again draw the attention of public opinion in the Islamic world to Qods and Al-Aqsa mosque which is a political and religious issue, he said.

Zionist regime requires normalizing ties with Arab countries, but regretfully some Arab leaders and those claiming to be advocate of Palestine have adopted different approach which is regarded as treason to the cause of Palestine, he said.

Ramadan Abdullah, for his part, said the recent crimes of the Zionists in Al Aqsa Mosque has triggered a new wave of Intifada against Tel Aviv.

The resistance front is to continue its struggle against Zionists until return of all refugees and formation of a unified Palestinian government, he said.

'We believe that resistance will be the best way to materialize aspiration of Palestine,' he said.