Teheran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani said his government “have not participated in this decision” when questioned on Iran’s role in the attacks that left more than 1,200 Israelis dead.
He added: “It was the Palestinian decision and the Palestinian implementation. We have … no role in this case.”
Iravani told NBC News: “In the case of Palestine, we’re sending arm [sic], we’re training them and empowering them.
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“But with the other parts of the region, resistance part of the, in the region, we have some coordination, cooperation, consultation, and maybe some financing also.”
The American Government has estimated that Hamas, which has governed the Gaza Strip since 2006, receives approximately £79 million per year from Teheran.
The Palestinian terror group is one of several extremist organisations in the Middle East which have been linked to Iran over the years.
The Houthis, which implemented a blockade in the Red Sea in support of Hamas, are also believed to have received fundings from Tehran.
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