Head of the political bureau of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, and a delegation from the movement’s leadership met this afternoon, Mr. Hamid Al-Ahmar, President of the Association of Parliamentarians for Jerusalem, and a number of members and founders of the Association, where an in-depth discussion was conducted on the Holy City and the difficult conditions it is going through, and ways to support And support its people and reduce their suffering until God writes the liberation of the city.
The challenges that the occupied city of Jerusalem suffers from, the latest of which is the Zionist plan to demolish dozens of homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, and the systematic displacement policy carried out by the occupation forces for Palestinian citizens as part of the attempts to Judaize the city, was reviewed.
The leader of the movement listened to the efforts made by Parliamentarians for Jerusalem to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to stand by the Palestinian people and support them on the public and official levels to restore their legitimate rights.
During the meeting, he reviewed the internal Palestinian national building path through conducting elections at its three legislative levels, the presidency and the National Council, in order to achieve comprehensive reconciliation on the basis of achieving partnership between the various political spectrums of the Palestinian people. Regionally and internationally, especially in the parliamentary framework represented by Parliamentarians for Jerusalem Association.
It is noteworthy that the Association of Parliamentarians for Jerusalem, based in Istanbul, was established in 2015 and is the first parliamentary platform concerned with activating and coordinating the role of parliamentarians in the world towards Jerusalem and Palestine, and it consists of more than 1500 members of Muslim and non-Muslim parliamentarians from 73 countries.