She summoned Israel -Today, Sunday- the Russian ambassador has to protest against the reception Moscow Last week, a delegation from the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation) In light of the ongoing Israeli aggression against Gaza strip Besieged.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry said – in a statement – that its senior employees informed Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov that the Hamas movement’s invitation sends a message that legitimizes what it called terrorism against Israelis, describing the summons as a protest, not a rebuke.
And it was Russia Last Friday, it clarified its position on inviting the Hamas delegation to visit Moscow, indicating that it maintains channels of communication with all parties to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
This statement came after Israel expressed its dissatisfaction with Moscow’s invitation to Hamas, and described the visit as “unfortunate.”
A spokesman said Kremlin Dmitry Peskov said that the Hamas delegation met representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but they did not meet President Vladimir Putin. Peskov stressed that Moscow will continue its dialogue with Israel.
In turn, the Russian Embassy in Israel issued – earlier – a statement in which it reiterated the call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all those detained by Hamas, and the delivery of humanitarian aid to the residents of the Gaza Strip, which Israel has been intensively bombing for the 23rd day, leaving thousands dead and wounded and massive destruction of residential buildings and facilities. Vitality.
Viktorov said – last week – that his country is in contact with Hamas to release the prisoners it is holding in the Gaza Strip.
The Russian newspaper Izvestia quoted Viktorov as saying, “We have contacts with representatives of Hamas. These contacts aim above all to rescue the hostages from the places where they are now.”
In turn, a member of the Hamas Political Bureau confirmed Musa Abu Marzouk Moscow wants to provide services in the prisoner issue, but Israel did not welcome the Russian role.
In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera Net, Abu Marzouk believed that Russia “provided a great service to the Palestinian people by not describing the resistance as terrorism, and by not criminalizing the Hamas movement because of its struggle to liberate its people and return to their homeland.”
In mid-October, Hamas appreciated the Russian President’s position regarding the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
She said in a statement at the time, “We appreciate the position of Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the ongoing aggression against our people and his rejection of the siege of Gaza, cutting off relief supplies from it, and targeting safe civilians there,” stressing her welcome of “the tireless Russian efforts aimed at stopping the barbaric, systematic aggression against our Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.”