YEMEN Press Agency

Hamas comments on Sayyed Abdul Malik al-Houthi’s initiative

SANAA, March 27 (YPA) – The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, commented on Sayyed Abdul Malik al-Houthi’s initiative, in which he offered Riyadh a swap of Saudi prisoners for releasing  Hamas leaders detained in Saudi Arabia.

The initiative was met with wide appreciation and interest among Palestinians in the occupied territories and beyond, notably the Islamic resistance movement Hamas.

In a statement, Hamas appreciated Sayyed Abdul Malik al-Houthi’s initiative to free Saudi prisoners in exchange for the release of Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia.

“We highly appreciate spirit of brotherhood and sympathy with the Palestinian people and support their steadfastness and resistance. We express our thanks for this interest and this self-initiative,” the statement read.

According to the statement, Hamas reiterated its demand for Saudi Arabia to urgently release all Palestinian detainees from the kingdom’s prisons, led by Dr. Mohammed Al-Khodri Abu Hani.

The statement confirmed that Palestine has been and will remain the universal cause of our Arab-Islamic nation.

Hamas addressed the Arab and Islamic peoples and governments, calling on them to unite their efforts to support the Palestinian people and their just cause.