2 July 2023

The head of Palestinian Islamic Jihad remarked that “there was a great focus in order for the West Bank to move from a state of coexistence and calm to a state of resistance that we see today, and of course, all of this coincides with the directives of [Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei], and during our last meeting with him in Tehran, he renewed the call for that and for the development of work in the West Bank”. He further asserted: “We acknowledge that the Islamic Republic of Iran has provided assistance to the Palestinian resistance, including expertise and training”.

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