A Palestinian vendor displays a poster of Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniya (L) and Palestinian president and Fatah head Mahmud Abbas in front of his shop in Gaza City. A surprise deal to end decades of rivalry between Fatah and Hamas was welcomed by the Palestinian leadership on Thursday, but denounced by Israel as crossing “a red line. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
In a televised interview today Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the unity agreement between Hamas and Fatah will result in the eradication of Israel.
Islamic Republic News Agency reported:
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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that the unity of Palestinian main political groups, Hamas and Fatah, should result in eradication of Zionists.
He made the remark in a televised exclusive interview with IRIB’s channel two television
President Ahmadinejad termed the Zionist regime as cancerous for the entire Middle East region.
Referring to the death of eight demonstrators and injury of about 230 Palestinians on Sunday, he said that the Zionist regime showed its true nature by killing the innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank on the occasion.
Israel on Sunday killed eight and wounded several hundred Palestinian demonstrators marking anniversary of Nakba on border areas of Lebanon, Syria, Gaza and Ramallah, the West Bank.