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Hamas delegation arrives in Tehran on official visit

Deputy Chairman of the Movement's Political Bureau Saleh Al-Arouri signs the reconciliation agreement to build a consensus with Palestinian Fatah movement leader Azzam Al-Ahmad in Cairo, Egypt on 12 October 2017 [Ahmed Gamil/Anadolu Agency]
Deputy Chairman of the Movement's Political Bureau Saleh Al-Arouri signs the reconciliation agreement to build a consensus with Palestinian Fatah movement leader Azzam Al-Ahmad in Cairo, Egypt on 12 October 2017 [Ahmed Gamil/Anadolu Agency]

A Senior Hamas delegation headed by Deputy Chief, Saleh al-Arouri, arrived in Tehran on Friday to meet with Iranian officials, Quds Press reported.

The delegation included Izzat al-Reshiq, Zaher Jabarin, Osama Hamdan, Sami Abu-Zuhri and Khalid al-Qadoumi – Hamas representative in Tehran.

According to Quds Press, the Hamas delegation will discuss the latest developments in Palestine with Iranian officials.

They would also discuss the recent reconciliation agreement with Fatah, as well as bi-lateral relations with Iran.

Read: US says Iran shows 'true colours' by restoring Hamas ties

In August, a senior Hamas delegation visited Tehran to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani.

These visits came after a period of frosty relations between the two sides due to the differences of each side toward the Syrian and the Yemeni issues.

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