Doha / Information Office / May 05
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has held a telephone conversation with the Head of the Political Bureau of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Dr. Ismail Haniyeh.
Discussions during the call dealt with the latest developments in the Gaza Strip, which has been subjected to brutal Israeli shelling since last Friday, causing a fall of a number of martyrs and wounded people, as well as to review ways to protect the unarmed Palestinian people from the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip in the shadow of international silence about the crimes of the occupation.
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs reiterated Qatar's continued support for the steadfastness of the brotherly Palestinian people in order to achieve their full legitimate rights.
For his part, Dr. Ismail Haniyeh expressed his thanks and appreciation to the State of Qatar for its firm and well-known positions in supporting the Palestinian cause.