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Moroccan PM congratulates Hamas for 'victory' against Israel

Saadeddine Othmani's support for the Palestinians during the recent conflict with Israel followed Morocco and Israel agreeing to normalize relations late last year.
Moroccans demonstrate, calling for an end to violence in Gaza and against the normalization with Israel, in the capital, Rabat, on May 16, 2021.

Morocco’s prime minister congratulated Hamas on its “victory” against Israel following the cease-fire.

Saadeddine Othmani wrote to Hamas’ political leader, Ismail Haniyeh, on Saturday to congratulate him on “the victory achieved by the Palestinian people and their resistance,” the Moroccan news outlet Al Maghrib Today reported. Several Arabic-language and Palestinian media outlet’s also reported Othmani’s remarks to the Gaza-based Palestinian political and military organization.

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