Rouhani offers condolences on death of former Palestinian Jihad head

Tehran (IP) - Iranian President issued a message on the demise of the former leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement, Ramadan Abdullah Shalah.

Iran PressIran News: In his message of condolence, Hassan Rouhani said: "This pious and hard-working thinker and Mujahed, dedicated his entire blessed life to the struggle against the usurping Zionist regime and defending the ideals of the oppressed people of Palestine."

Rouhani added: "Shalah was the source of lasting services in the history of Palestine's fighters and will be like a beacon for future generations in the field of jihad and resistance."

Ramadan Abdullah Shalah, the former head of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement died at age 62 in a hospital where he was receiving medical treatment.

Shalah was born in Gaza in 1958 and became the head of the movement in 1995 after the assassination of Fathi Shaqaqi.

Ziad al-Nakhala was chosen to lead the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement in 2018 because of Shalah’s illness. 105/207

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