Hamas leader likely to visit Moscow at start of 2019

Hamas leader likely to visit Moscow at start of 2019
Hamas controls Gaza Strip. (File/AFP)
Updated 21 December 2018

Hamas leader likely to visit Moscow at start of 2019

Hamas leader likely to visit Moscow at start of 2019
  • Moscow was also ready to organize a meeting between Hamas and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction
  • Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov made the statement

MOSCOW: The leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas is likely to visit Moscow at the start of next year, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday, according to the RIA news agency.
Bogdanov said Moscow was also ready to organize a meeting between Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction, which runs the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank.