Hamas chief expresses gratitude for Erdogan's support
The political leader of Hamas Ismail Haniyeh said he appreciated Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who claimed that Hamas is not a terrorist organization, but a group of freedom fighters.”
After talking to Turkey's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan held talks with Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyye emphasized his satisfaction with President Erdoğan's statement.
"Today, I had the pleasure of meeting with Turkey's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan. We conveyed our appreciation for the speech delivered by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. We value Turkey's efforts in supporting the just cause of the Palestinian people on both regional and global scales."
President Erdoğan's assertion that Hamas is not a terrorist group marked a significant departure from the stance of many other nations, which have designated the group as such. This declaration has sparked debates and discussions on the international stage.