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Iranian leaders stress unity in support of Gaza on Quds Day

At rallies to mark Quds Day, Iran’s leaders called for Muslim solidarity with the Palestinian people and accused the West of hypocritically supporting human rights while ignoring genocide in Gaza.
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to film or take pictures in Tehran.

Iranians shout anti-U.S. and anti-Israel slogans as one of them holds a Palestinian flag during Friday prayers after the Jerusalem Day demonstration in Tehran September 3, 2010. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION) - RTR2HV3V
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Iranian officials stated their support for Palestinians in Gaza during the Quds Day rallies, which take place on the last Friday of Ramadan in support of Palestinians.

“I hope that the people of Gaza can have a normal life and for this, everyone has to stand up,” said President Hassan Rouhani before joining the rallies. “We can be victorious against the invaders if Muslims are united with one hand. With respect to Israel, there is no option other than unity, persistence and resistance.”

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