Iranian official congratulates new leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad on election to post

Tehran, Sept 29, IRNA – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian secretary-general of the International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada, issued a message on Saturday, congratulating Ziad al-Nakhala, the newly-elected secretary-general of Palestinian Islamic Jihad on election to the post.

In his message, Amir-Abdollahian said that Iran will stand by the oppressed people of Palestine and the Palestinian Resistance until the freedom of Quds, the first Qibla of the world Muslims.

“Undoubtedly, the relentless efforts of the Palestinian Resistance and sacrifice of the leaders and members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad have had a significant part in pushing back the Zionist regime from its ambitious goals,” the official said.

He wished prosperity for the new leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and prayed for the victory of the brave Palestinian nation.

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