Representative of the Hamas movement in Tehran, Khaled Qoddoumi sent a condolence message on the demise of the Chairman of the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
In a statement published in Iran daily, Qoddoumi called Rafsanjani a religious thinker, a great statesman and a free man, adding the Muslim community needs the like of the figure.
He also touched on Rafsanjani’s services to the Palestinian issue, calling Rafsanjani’s writing in the pre-revolutionary era on the Palestinian issue an influential one.
He also touched on the late figure’s support to the Palestinian issue even before the Islamic Republic was founded.
The Hamas representative prayed God to confer blessing on Rafsanjani for all his support to the Palestinian issue.