Israeli warplanes have pounded the besieged Gaza Strip, the first such attacks since an 11-day war on the enclave ended last month with a fragile ceasefire. The Israeli regime says it targeted sites in Gaza City and the southern city of Khan Younis. The Israeli military claims the airstrikes were in response to incendiary balloons that had been launched from the territory and landed on Israeli settlements south of the Gaza Strip.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the outgoing Israeli prime minister’s crimes against the Palestinian people.
A United Nations official in Gaza has tendered an apology for his remarks that the recent Israeli airstrikes on the besieged strip appeared to have been carried out with “sophistication” and “precision”.
Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has reaffirmed Iran’s support for the Palestinian nation after resistance factions in Gaza emerged victorious in the face of Israeli military aggression.
A high-ranking Iranian diplomat says West Asia will never see an end to the current vicious cycle of violence as long as the Israeli regime is allowed to carry on with its atrocities with impunity.
Hamas has said the Palestinians were “victorious” in the latest confrontation with Israel thanks to the support provided by Iran.
In an interview with Al-Mayadeen news agency aired on Saturday, Ali Larijani, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said that the Palestinian resistance emerged victorious in the 12-day battle with Israel.
In separate phone calls with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and Islamic Jihad Movement leader Ziyad Nakhalah, Islamic Revolution Guards Corp Commander Major General Salami have congratulated the Palestinians’ victory over the occupying Israeli regime and reaffirmed Iran’s support for the Palestinian nation.
In separate statements the Iranian Foreign Ministry as well as top officials including the Judiciary chief, parliament speaker, senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution and the Armed Force Chief of Staff have congratulated the Palestinian nation on the significant victory over the Israeli regime.
Supreme n’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Muslim governments to provide military and financial support for Palestine and help the country rebuild the infrastructure destroyed during the recent clashes with Israel.