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Head of Muslim World League Receives Hamas Delegation - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Jeddah, Asharq Al-Awsat- Secretary General of Mecca -based Muslim World League (MWL) Dr Abdullah al-Turki received today Khalid Mishal, the head of the political bureau of the Palestinian Hamas Movement, and the accompanying delegation.

Speaking on the occasion, Mishal expressed appreciation for the great attention given by the MWL to the Palestinians.

He also lauded the support extended by Saudi Arabia to the Palestinian cause.

Mishal briefed Dr al-Turki on Hamas’ future programs and reiterated Hamas’ adherence to the resolutions adopted by the extraordinary Islamic Summit held in Mecca last December.

On his part, Dr al-Turki confirmed the support of the MWL to the Palestinian cause.

‘The MWL views the Palestinian issue as the major Islamic issue’, he said.

The Hamas Delegation is scheduled to leave Riyadh on Sunday after a meeting with King Abdullah. The delegation will then continue its tour of the region visiting Yemen, Bahrain and Kuwait.

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