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Hamas delegation ends official visit to South Africa

Thursday 7-December-2023


A delegation of senior Hamas officials concluded on Wednesday a visit to South Africa, during which they met with local officials, national figures, and representatives of civil society organizations and Muslim communities.

The Hamas delegation included Basem Na’im, member of the political bureau, Khaled Qaddumi, member of the Arab and Islamic relations office, and Imad Saber, member of the international relations office.

The delegation met with the ruling African National Congress party and some senior party officials as well as leaders of other political parties and parliamentary blocs.

The delegation also had the chance to attend the Fifth Global Convention of Solidarity with Palestine that kicked off in Johannesburg last Sunday and continued for three days.

Member of the delegation Basem Na’im gave two separate speeches during the conference’s opening and closing sessions.

On the sidelines of the conference, the delegation met with Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla Mandela, delegates of different Palestinian factions, human rights figures, lawmakers from other countries and other participants.

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