The head of the Hamas Politburo, Ismail Haniya, called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and expressed condolences on behalf of Hamas and the Palestinian people to Erdogan and the families of the earthquake victims.
Haniya expressed his solidarity with “Turkey, represented by its government and people, in this painful suffering of our hearts, which was expressed by our people in performing absentee prayers in the Al-Aqsa mosque and most mosques in Palestine for the souls of the martyrs, as well as actions of solidarity and the provision of due assistance in areas of earthquakes, which is carried out by children and youth”. Movement, its scholars and charitable institutions for the Turkish and Syrian peoples.
The head of the Hamas movement highly appreciated what the Turkish leadership and the Turkish president are doing in the fight against the unprecedented consequences of the earthquake in the history of the Turkish state, expressing confidence that the country will come out of this test stronger and stronger. combined.
For his part, Erdogan expressed gratitude for the call and sympathy for the victims, and also updated Haniya on the latest developments regarding the death toll and survivors, noting that he promised the Turkish people that within one year, all needs for facilities and houses will be provided to everyone. affected by the earthquake.
The Turkish President added, “We believe in our ability to accomplish this task and to do so through our previous experience, and we look forward to your sincere prayers for success.”
Erdogan indicated that during a recent meeting with him, he called on the Israeli Foreign Minister to keep Jerusalem and the Noble Sanctuary without any prejudice, and also called on him to keep safe during the blessed month of Ramadan and protect the faithful. , and also expressed his pride in prayers and petitions, which are “the tongues of our brothers in Jerusalem and in the land of Palestine.