Tehran 0
21 May 2021

A day after the announcement of a ceasefire following confrontations across Israel-Palestine, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei hailed “the victory of the Palestinian nation over the Zionist regime [ie, Israel]”, and contended that “Muslim governments should earnestly enter the field to support the Palestinian nation in both military and financial areas”. In a statement, the IRGC said that the “‘hit and run era’ and destruction of homes and displacement of oppressed and defenseless Palestinians is over”. Iran also unveiled a drone named after Gaza. Too, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told the UN General Assembly that “the people of Palestine are fully entitled to defend themselves and to defy the tyrannical tactics of this racist apartheid regime”, and criticised “the futility of normalisation” of relations between Israel and some Gulf Arab states.

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