The Hamas Movement has announced the election of Khaled Mishaal as its leader abroad and Mousa Abu Marzouk as his deputy.
In a statement, Hamas said that its leadership abroad was able to hold the internal elections for over a month to choose its new Shura Council and convene it in the presence of its members.
It added that such elections are held by the Movement periodically in all areas of its presence abroad.
The Movement asked Almighty Allah to help Mishaal and Abu Marzouk successfully assume the tasks they were entrusted with and carry the resistance banner until the liberation of Palestine.
In this regard, head of Hamas’s political bureau Ismail Haneyya phoned Khaled Mishaal and congratulated him for winning the confidence of his comrades who elected him as head of the Movement abroad.
Haneyya also phoned Abu Marzouk and congratulated him on his election as deputy head of Hamas abroad.
He wished them both every success in their new leadership roles.