Moscow announced its readiness to welcome "Ismail Haniyeh"

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Publish Date: 10:56 - 20 May 2022
Friday, 20 May 2022 (YJC)_ As differences between Moscow and Tel Aviv escalate over the Ukraine war, Russia's deputy foreign minister announced that Moscow was ready to welcome the Hamas leader.

Moscow announced its readiness to welcome Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian president's special envoy to the Middle East and Africa, and Russia's deputy foreign minister, announced that steps were being taken to meet with Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).

Some media outlets recently reported that the head of Hamas' political bureau would travel to Moscow next month to meet with senior officials.

"On the sidelines of the Russia-Islamic World International Economic Conference, Bogdanov told Sputnik:"
I can not confirm this. There is no set date. This issue was first investigated when Musa Abu Marzouq was here.

According to a report today (Friday) by Sputnik, the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation added:
We are ready to welcome the delegation; But the time has not been set yet.

The report comes as a delegation from the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) recently traveled to Moscow for "important" talks with Russian officials amid tensions between Tel Aviv and Moscow.

A special source told Safa News Agency that the delegation was headed by Musa Abu Marzouq, the head of Hamas' foreign relations office, and that two senior members of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Fathi Hamad and Hesam Badran, Have accompanied on this journey.

Russian sources reported that members of the Hamas delegation met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Vladimir Putin's special envoy for the Middle East.

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