Hamas: Qatar always eager to end internal Palestinian rift

Hamas Chief in Gaza Yahya Al-Sinwar said yesterday that Qatar has always been eager to end internal Palestinian division and has played a big role in preventing the “collapse” of the Gaza Strip, Shehab News Agency reported.

In a statement issued by his spokesperson Al-Sinwar stated that Qatar has funded construction, infrastructure and humanitarian projects, the effects of which are reflected on the lives of people living in Gaza.

Al-Sinwar’s office stressed that his movement has always felt that Qatar is keen to end internal division and achieve Palestinian reconciliation, noting that his movement extends its thanks to Qatar over doing its best to achieve this end.

Al-Sinwar denied media reports that he told a youth gathering in Gaza that Qatar was angry with Hamas due to its rapprochement with Egypt and Fatah.

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