The Iranian international ministry has doubled down on its criticism of the UK for designating Hamas a terrorist group, claiming the British transfer is only a device to criminalize help for the Palestinian trigger.
In keeping with Iranian media, an Instagram publish shared on Saturday by Iranian International Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has been eliminated by the social media big. Amir-Abdollahian had hit out on the British authorities’s resolution to label Hamas as a terror group and reiterated his help for Palestinians.
“The rights of the Palestinian folks can’t be violated by distorting realities,” the now-deleted publish learn, in line with native media.
Iranian International Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh reiterated Tehran’s place in a tweet on Monday. “Terrorist designations by Western nations have grow to be a device to criminalise grassroots help for the Palestinian trigger,” the spokesman wrote, including, “These #phony_designations don’t simply goal teams that resist Israeli Apartheid, they major goal these nations’ civil societies.”
"Terrorist designations" by Western nations have grow to be a device to criminalise grassroots help for the Palestinian trigger. These #phony_designations don't simply goal teams that resist Israeli Apartheid, they major goal these nations' civil societies. pic.twitter.com/ppSwSdEnxW
— Saeed Khatibzadeh | سعید خطیبزاده (@SKhatibzadeh) November 22, 2021
On Friday, UK House Secretary Priti Patel outlawed Hamas in its entirety, labelling it as a terrorist group. The transfer was preempted by the Israeli authorities, who praised the UK for its management.
Hamas, which seized complete management of Gaza in 2007 on the again of an election victory in 2006, had already been proscribed by the EU and the US.
In a press release, Hamas mentioned it had a proper to withstand occupation by all obtainable means, “together with armed resistance.”
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