1018 GMT December 14, 2019
Speaking in an interview with Iranˈs state TV (IRIB), he noted that Iranˈs financial and military assistance played an important role in the Palestinian Resistance Movementˈs achievements.
Hamas is thankful to Iranˈs supports in the past three decades and welcomes expansion of relations with Tehran, Mashal added.
He announced that despite political differences, the Muslim Ummah should be united against the Zionist regime.
Hamas would not accept any ceasefire that did not guarantee its demands including an end to military attacks, removal of blockade and freedom of Palestinian prisoners, Mashal noted.
Israel with the political support of the United States has been pounding the sieged Gaza for more than a month, killing over 2,000 people and injuring more than 10,000.