Hamas Leader’s Trip to Moscow on Jan. 15 Canceled


Ismail Haniyeh and Yahya Sinwar gesture to supporters during a rally marking the 30th anniversary of Hamas’ founding, in Gaza City Dec. 14, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem.

A trip to Moscow next week by the leader of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has been canceled, Interfax news agency quoted the ambassador for the Palestinian Authority to Russia as saying on Thursday.

The Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh, had been expected to hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Jan. 15.

Reuters and Algemeiner Staff



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