August 5, 2021 at 10:47 am
Chief of Hamas' Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Tehran this morning to attend the swearing-in ceremony of new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
In a brief statement, Hamas said that Haniyeh arrived in Tehran along with a senior delegation from the movement.
Hamas stated that its delegation travelled to Iran after receiving an invitation to attend Raisi's swearing- ceremony.
Following the announcement of Raisi's victory in the elections, Haniyeh congratulated him and expressed hope that he contributes to stabilising the region during his term as a president.
Dozens of international leaders, including officials from the EU are planned to attend the ceremony.
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