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Hamas political leader meets Iranian President


Source: | 02-02-2009 10:45

Special Report:   Israel airstrikes in Gaza

A high-level delegation from Hamas is in Tehran for talks with senior Iranian government officials on the three-week Israeli offensive on Gaza.

The political leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal, met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The political leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal, met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.(
The political leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal, met
with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.(

No details of their talks were immediately available.

Iran is one of Hamas' main backers but Tehran denies Israel's claims that it arms the Palestinian group.