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Source: Reuters

Nov 4, 2023

Hamas leader Haniyeh met Iran's Khamenei in Iran, Hamas official says

BEIRUT, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, met Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a visit to Tehran in recent days, a Hamas official said on Saturday in remarks broadcast by al-Mayadeen television.

Osama Hamdan, a senior official in the Iran-backed Hamas, gave no further details about the visit to Tehran, speaking in Beirut. Haniyeh has resided between Qatar and Turkey since 2019.

Reporting by Laila Bassam; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Philippa Fletcher

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