Haniyeh in Tunisia "to break siege on Gaza".
Strip Ismail Haniyeh Ismail Haniyeh (Arabic: إسماعيل هنية; sometimes transliterated as Ismail Haniya or Ismail Haniyah arrived here on Thursday on a five-day visit to Tunisia
after a similar visit to Turkey.
He was received at Tunis-Carthage Airport by Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi
El-Jebali and Rashed El-Ghannouchi, leader of the Islamic Al-Nahdha
(renaissance) movement which leads the three-party ruling coalition, as well
as several senior officials.
Soon after his arrival, Haniyeh held talks with El-Jebali at El-Qasaba
Speaking to reporters, the Hamas leader said: "My visit aims primarily to
break the unfair political and economic embargo imposed by the Israeli
occupation authority on Gaza Strip Gaza Strip (gäz`ə), (2003 est. pop. 1,330,000) rectangular coastal area, c.140 sq mi (370 sq km), SW Asia, on the Mediterranean Sea adjoining Egypt and Israel, in what was formerly SW Palestine. since 2006."
"If the world neglected us in the past, I daresay dare·say
intr. & tr.v.
To think very likely or almost certain; suppose. Used in the first person singular present tense: Will they be late? Yes, I daresay. I daresay you're wrong. the Arab Spring, which
started from Tunisia, did justice to Gaza and to our democratically-elected
government," he affirmed.
He added that to support the Palestinian people For other uses of "Palestinian", see Definitions of Palestine and Palestinian.
Palestinian people (Arabic: الشعب الفلسطيني, , particularly those
suffering from the Zionist blockade, is a religious and national commitment
for the Tunisian people.
Addressing the Tunisians, he said: "You offered an example to be followed
by other nations in the region by forming an integrated government that
combines the Islamic, nationalist and liberal trends and creating a new
reality that respects democracy and coexistence."
On his part, El-Jebali welcomed Haniyeh and renewed the support of the
Tunisian people and government for the Palestinian people.
During his five-day stay here, Haniyeh plans to hold talks with President
Moncef Marzouki and El-Ghannouchi, as well other senior government officials.
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|Date:||Jan 6, 2012|
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