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Iran Pledges $250 Million To Palestine


http://gdb.rferl.org/21430084-B8BB-4114-BB1B-73F9D16E9753_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/21430084-B8BB-4114-BB1B-73F9D16E9753_mw800_mh600.jpg Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah (left) with Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejhad in Tehran on December 7 (Fars) December 11, 2006 -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah today said Iran had pledged about $250 million in aid to his cash-strapped Hamas-led government.


Speaking to the Dubai-based satellite television Al-Arabiya, Haniyah also said Iran would support Palestinian workers and fishermen.


The Palestinian premier had just completed a four-day visit to Iran.


(AFP, AP)

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