Qalibaf made the remarks in a phone conversation with Leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Ziyad al-Nakhalah.
He underlined that resistance will lead to liberate al -Quds and all the occupied Palestinian territories from the Israeli occupation.
Praising the resistance of the Palestinian people against the occupation of the Zionist regime, Qalibaf said, “If it were not for the resistance of the Palestinian, their valuable victories against the Zionist aggressors would not have been achieved.”
Al-Nakhalah, for his part congratulated Qalibaf on his election as the speaker, saying, “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always been at the forefront of defending the rights of the Palestinian people, and it is a source support for Palestine people.”
“Today, the Palestinian nation views the Islamic Republic of Iran as the only country in the region and the world that acts with power against the Zionist regime’s attempts to destabilize the region,” he added.
Qalibaf had also on Wednesday in a in a phone conversation with Head of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)’s Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh underlined that the Zionist regime’s expansionist policies and cruelties can only be confronted through resistance.
“Zionists only understand the language of resistance and any compromise and appeasement against them (Israelis) will not go anywhere,” Qalibaf said.
He praised the resistance of Palestinian and bravery of fighters of Palestinian Hamas Movement as well as the key role of Palestinian leaders in continuing the resistance and triumph over the Zionist regime.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has always supported the Palestinian people, Qalibaf said, adding, “We believe that struggles of Palestinian fighters are preventing the realization of the malicious plans such as so-called Deal of Century and recent adventurism of Zionists for the annexation of a part of the West Bank to the occupied lands and territories.”
Haniyeh, for his part, congratulated Qalibaf on his election as Iranian Parliament Speaker and put special emphasis on the resistance and perseverance of Palestinian people.
He also commemorated the name and memory of martyr Lt. Gen. Soleimani who played a very decisive and pivotal role in resistance against Zionist regime.
People of Palestine and Hamas Resistance Movement will continue their resistance until the expulsion of Zionists from the occupied lands and territories, he emphasized.
Haniyeh lashed out at the silence of some countries over the occupation of the Zionist regime and its expansionist plans taken, and added, “We strongly condemn the silence of some countries in the region that seek to normalize their relations with the Zionist regime.”