Gaza factions condemn Israeli bombing on Syria

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-01 20:35:37|Editor: huaxia

GAZA, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian factions in Gaza Strip on Wednesday condemned the Israeli shelling on Syria, urging Arab states to unite in confronting Israeli military action.

Islamic Hamas movement spokesperson Hazem Qassim said in a press statement that this shelling aims at "destroying the resources of the Arab nation."

"This shelling is a continuation of the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people," Qassim said in a statement, urging the Arab countries to unite to confront the "Israeli assaults and its expansionist plans."

Meanwhile, Islamic Jihad faction described the bombing attack on Syria as "terrorism," expressing its solidarity with Syria.

For its part, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine urged all Arab countries to stand by Syria and unite to "foil Israeli schemes aiming at destroying Syria's territory and role."

On March 31, Syrian state TV reported that the Syrian defenses launched rockets in response to an Israeli missile strike in the central province of Homs.