Islamic Jihad Chief Hails Iran Role in Gaza War

(AFP) The head of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Ramadan Abdullah Shallah, praised Iran for its role in last summer's Gaza conflict against Israel, during a visit to Tehran on Thursday. "The victory was achieved with the assistance of the Islamic republic," he told Iran's supreme guide Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "Without Iran's strategic and efficient help, resistance and victory in Gaza would have been impossible." Iran provides the technology for Palestinian fighters of Islamic Jihad and Hamas in Gaza to fire missiles at towns in Israel. Khamenei urged the militants to "boost their preparedness day by day and reinforce their resources."

2014-10-17 00:00:00

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