The delegation of the management of the Palestinian terrorist group “Islamic Resistance Motion” (Hamas) continues its official go to to the Russian Federation. The delegation contains: Chairman of the Hamas Politburo Ismail Haniyya, Deputy Head of the Hamas Politburo Salah Aruri, Politburo members Musa Abu Marzouk and Maer Salah.
Having accomplished this system of conferences in Moscow, the Hamas delegation went to Kazan, the place on September 14 they met with President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
The press service of the President of Tatarstan reported on this assembly as follows: “President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov met with a delegation from Palestine on the Authorities Home of the Republic of Tatarstan. He mentioned with the company of the republic problems with interplay by way of the Strategic Imaginative and prescient Group” Russia – Islamic World “, which the President of the Republic heads with 2014. Minnikhanov emphasised that among the many principal duties of the GSP “Russia – the Islamic World” are all-round help to the method of additional rapprochement between Russia and the Islamic world on a cultural and civilizational foundation, the institution of financial cooperation, and the enlargement of interplay between youth and public organizations. onerous work is occurring. Our Palestinian colleagues are additionally actively concerned,” Minnikhanov famous. The Republic is actively cooperating with the international locations which might be members of the Group of Islamic Cooperation. This yr, the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria was broadly celebrated in Tatarstan. Additionally, yearly, with the help of the OIC, Kazan hosts a global financial Summit “Russia-Islamic World: KazanSummit”.
It must be famous that the report of the press service of the president of Tatarstan doesn’t point out in any respect that he met with the leaders of Hamas, though the Russian Overseas Ministry and the State Duma of the Russian Federation, informing about conferences with Khaniyya and his deputies, “didn’t hesitate” to declare that negotiations have been performed with the delegation Hamas management.
The state Russian company RIA Novosti earlier famous that in a go to to the Cathedral Mosque of Moscow, Ismail Khaniyya stated that he was happy with the present go to to the Russian capital, in keeping with him, options had been reached in numerous points within the Center East. “The Hamas delegation met with Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov, we additionally had conferences within the State Duma and different constructions. We mentioned safety points and additional cooperation, together with within the Center East,” Haniyya stated, noting that contacts with the Russian management in recent times have acquired a “systemic nature of relationships.” On the identical time, Haniyya spoke about contacts between “Russia and Palestine”, clearly positioning himself as a consultant of the “Palestinian individuals.” “We share many positions of Russian overseas coverage. In flip, Russia is attentive to the issues of Palestine, particularly, to the decision of the Arab-Israeli battle and the standing of Jerusalem, considering our calls for to Israel,” Haniya stated.
On the night of September 13, a Hamas delegation held conferences in Moscow with representatives of the Orthodox Church and the Muslim group in Russia. Because the Hamas official web site reported, a delegation of the Hamas management met with the primary deputy chairman of the Shura Council of Muftis of Russia and the Religious Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation, Sheikh Roshan Abbasov, within the Grand Mosque of Moscow. The Hamas delegation additionally met on the Danilov Monastery in Moscow with Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, secretary of the Division for Exterior Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. Judging by the press service of Hamas, throughout these conferences “Israeli assaults”, together with on “Islamic and Christian shrines”, and plans for the “Judaization” of Jerusalem have been condemned. It’s stated that Sheikh Abbasov “confirmed Russian Muslims’ help for the reason for Palestine,” whereas Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev “expressed his rejection of Israeli plans aimed toward altering the historic look of the town of Jerusalem.”
On September 13, the Hamas delegation met with Leonid Slutsky, chairman of the Russian State Duma committee on worldwide affairs, chief of the Liberal Democratic Occasion. Acquired the leaders of Hamas and Grigory Karasin – Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Worldwide Affairs.
On the night of September 12, a gathering was held in Moscow between Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov and Chairman of the Politburo of the Islamic Resistance Motion (Hamas) terrorist group Ismail Khaniya. The press service of the Russian Overseas Ministry reported: “In the course of the dialog, the principle consideration was paid to the event of the scenario within the Center East area with an emphasis on the Palestinian drawback. worldwide authorized framework, which is predicated on the related resolutions of the Safety Council and the UN Common Meeting, in addition to the Arab Peace Initiative”. It was additionally famous that on September 12 on the Russian Overseas Ministry “detailed consultations with a delegation of the management of Hamas have been held by the Russian President’s Particular Consultant for the Center East and Africa, Russian Deputy Overseas Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.”
The next description of the assembly was revealed on the official web site of Hamas: “The delegation of the management of the motion (Hamas) analyzed the event of the Palestinian trigger on the political and native ranges within the gentle of Israeli violations of the rights of the Palestinian individuals, particularly within the metropolis of Jerusalem, repeated incursions into cities within the West Financial institution, siege the Gaza Strip, the unjust coverage towards our individuals within the occupied territories in 1948 and the violation of the rights of prisoners in prisons, and mentioned methods to unite the Palestinian ranks.The delegation reaffirmed the fitting of the Palestinian individuals to withstand the occupation by all means accessible, together with the liberation and our individuals on their pure assets, particularly pure fuel, and rejecting the enemy’s theft of Palestinian and Lebanese wealth.”
As well as, the Hamas web site stated that in the middle of communication with Lavrov, it was stated that American steps to “combine the Zionist entity into the area” have been unacceptable (clearly, we’re speaking in regards to the “Abraham Accords”, below which Israel is establishing diplomatic and financial relations with Arab international locations). Hamas leaders stated that the USA is “damaging the reason for Palestine,” whereas expressing “Russia’s gratitude for its place in help of the rights of the Palestinian individuals.”
It must be famous that Hamas leaders introduced their claims for fuel in Moscow on the eve of the rally within the space of the Gaza port, throughout which there have been calls for to finish the ocean blockade and permit the residents of Gaza to independently extract pure fuel close to the coast of the sector.
The Russian Overseas Ministry confirmed the preliminary approval of Haniya’s go to to Moscow again in Might, shortly after Abu Marzuk’s go to to the Russian capital. Then the go to ended forward of schedule, and the Hamas management stated that Musa Abu Marzouk was compelled to depart Moscow forward of schedule, together with the representatives of the motion accompanying him, as pressing enterprise awaited him in Algeria. However it’s doable that Hamas emissaries have been merely requested to not linger in Moscow on the eve of the Victory Day, in order to not entice an excessive amount of consideration to themselves.
Lavrov was anticipated to obtain Haniya in June. However the go to was postponed.
Representatives of Hamas go to Moscow often. And even through the warfare towards Ukraine, the Russian Overseas Ministry finds time to fulfill with Hamas leaders.
The management of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas refrains from unequivocal public statements in regards to the warfare unleashed by Russia towards Ukraine. In Gaza, Ramallah and Beit Lehem, there have been few actions in help of the Russian Federation, which have been organized by constructions that had nothing to do with Hamas. Judging by the reviews of the conferences that befell on September 12-13, no such assessments got this time both, no less than publicly.
The Russian authorities don’t acknowledge Hamas as a terrorist group and don’t intervene with the actions of Hamas emissaries on the territory of the Russian Federation, although Russian residents have been among the many victims of the terrorist assaults dedicated by Hamas militants. Representatives of the management of Palestinian terrorist organizations have by no means publicly apologized for the truth that residents of the Russian Federation have been killed and injured because of the actions of militants. The Russian management in the summertime of 2012 ignored the “Request to detain Hamas leaders and examine their crimes towards Russian residents in Israel.” The editors of NEWSru.co.il have repeatedly appealed to the Russian Overseas Ministry and the Russian State Duma with a request to make clear the place of the Russian authorities on this situation. No response was obtained.
In February 2017, Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein, in an interview with NEWSru.co.il, stated: “You see, these terrorist acts weren’t directed towards Russian residents. After all, there might have been unintended victims. Russian vacationers might have been amongst them. authorized system for recognizing a corporation as a terrorist group. Whether it is proved that it was Russian residents who have been the goal of the terrorist assault, then the Supreme Court docket can determine to acknowledge such a corporation as a terrorist group.”
Moscow continues to take care of common contacts with the management of Hamas on the degree of the Russian Overseas Ministry. Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with Hamas leaders. The present President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, refrains from public private contacts with representatives of Hamas. Khalid Mashaal, who for a few years headed the Hamas politburo, visited Moscow in March 2006, February 2007 and February 2010. Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov met with Mashaal twice in Damascus – in March 2008 and in Might 2009, when he declared that he was in favor of “the continuity of relations” between Russia and Hamas. In 2007-2011, a consultant of the management of Hamas, Osama Hamdan, got here to Moscow many occasions, who took half in numerous occasions within the Russian capital (particularly, within the presentation of Alexander Prokhanov’s e book “Hamas – Reward to the Heroes”, which was held on the Central Home of Writers in November 2008 ). The present head of the Hamas politburo, Ismail Haniyya, was first obtained by Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov in March 2020. With Khaniya’s deputy, Musa Abu Marzuk, Lavrov and his deputy Bogdanov met on a number of events in Moscow.