Oct 14 (Reuters) – Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh met with Iran‘s foreign minister on Saturday in Qatar, where they discussed the Palestinian militant group’s deadly attack in Israel “and agreed to continue cooperation” to achieve the group’s goals, Hamas said in a statement.
The Islamic Republic in #Iran’s foreign minister met with HAMAS leader Ismail Haniyeh in Qatar tonight. Will the Biden admin hold any of these men accountable, or will it continue its “engagement” with them? pic.twitter.com/aWLxboyY2b
— Alireza Nader علیرضا نادر (@AlirezaNader) October 14, 2023
During their meeting in Qatar’s capital Doha, Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian praised the rampage as a “historic victory” that had dealt a setback to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory.
(Reporting by Moaz Abd-Alaziz and Rami Ayyub; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)