Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh on Wednesday hailed the “courageous” Malaysian leadership for supporting the rights of Palestinians. 

He met Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya, the administrative capital of the country, where they reviewed the current situation in Palestine, especially the latest Israeli violations against Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Culture Organization Malaysia (PCOM).

The Hamas leader, who was accompanied by a delegation, also stressed the importance of “thwarting Israeli plans”, the statement from PCOM went on to say.

Mahathir reiterated his strong position in supporting the Palestinian people and their “just cause”.

He expressed the need

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