Head of Hamas in Gaza City Yahya Sinwar, Gaza, on April 30, 2022. Photo/Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency
“Hamas will continue to build and develop solid relations with the Syrian regime in the service of our nation and its just causes, with the Palestinian cause at its core, especially in light of the accelerated regional and international developments that surround our cause and that of our nation,” the Hamas statement said.
The movement expressed its appreciation to “the leadership and the Syrian people for their role in defending the Palestinian people and their just cause.”
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“Hamas hopes that Syria will restore its role and position in Arab and Islamic countries,” said a Hamas statement.
Hamas reiterated its support for all sincere efforts aimed at restoring Syria’s stability, security, prosperity and progress.
“Syria has embraced our Palestinian people and their resistance factions for decades, which necessitates standing with it, given the brutal aggression against which it is subjected,” Hamas said, referring to Israel’s repeated attacks on Syrian territory.
The movement strongly condemns Israel’s repeated aggression against Syria, especially the recent bombings at airports in Damascus and Aleppo.
“We affirm our firm position on the unity of the Syrian land and people,” said a Hamas statement.
They called for, “End all manifestations of conflict in the country, and achieve reconciliation and understanding between its components, the state and its forces through serious dialogue, in a manner that achieves the interests of the nation and serves its problems.”
Relations between Hamas and the Syrian regime were severed in 2012, following the outbreak of the Syrian revolution and the movement’s departure from the Syrian capital, Damascus.