Hamas supports Russia in its Georgia actions

Other News Materials 21 August 2008 20:38 (UTC +04:00)

Hamas' Damascus-based political chief Khaled Mashaal on Thursday said the militant Palestinian movement supports Russia in its actions against Georgia, dpa reported.

Mashaal said Russia had the right to protect its security and interests in the face of "rude provocation."

He was addressing Palestinian officials and representatives from Syria's Baath Party at the National Library in the city.