Just as Israel handed Hizballah a victory by stopping before the job was done in 2006, so now it has done so again with Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
Ahmadinejad said that he considers this to be “a victory of the Arab and Islamic nations, as well, not just Palestinians.”
“Iranian president congratulates Islamic Jihad for Gaza victory,” from Ma’an News Agency, January 20 (thanks to James):
Gaza — Ma’an — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Islamic Jihad to congratulate the movement for its “victory” over Israel, according to Secretary-General Ramadan Abdullah Shallah.
The Iranian president reportedly congratulated the Gaza-based movement for its “steadfastness and preventing the Israeli troops to achieve their goals,” he said.
According to a statement sent to Ma”an, “Ahmadinejad praised the steadfastness of the Palestinians, considering this victory as a victory of the Arab and Islamic nations, as well, not just Palestinians.”…