Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Abdul Razak reaffirmed Malaysia's support for the Palestinians in their struggle for freedom.
Najib expressed, in a phone call with Hamas Chairman Khaled Meshaal late Monday, his sympathy with the Palestinians especially those facing a brutal Israeli agression in Gaza these days. Meshaal, on his part, highlighted the suffering of the Palestinian people in Gaza and other parts of Palestine and called on the Malaysian premier to lobby world leaders in order to end the Israeli aggression and bring Israel to task.
Meshaal also thanked Najib for Malaysia's active humanitarian role in Gaza and called for these efforts to increase and continue.
In a related development, a group of 50 Malaysian medical doctors are to embark on a mission to Gaza to help in giving medical services to the victims of the Israeli airtrikes. Some of the doctors are to leave to Cairo then to Gaza through Rafah crossing end of this week.