Jan 12, 2020 07:44 UTC
  • Gazans hold memorial ceremony for Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani

A memorial ceremony was held in Gaza on Saturday for Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in a US airstrike on January 3rd.

According to Press TV, the event also launched the fifth Resistance Film Festival in the besieged enclave. During the memorial Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas paid tribute to the revered Iranian commander.

The assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani on Trump’s orders has sent shock waves across the West Asia. Organizers of the event stressed the strong ties between Soleimani and all Palestinian resistance groups.

Qassem Soleimani was known for his unwavering support for Palestinians’ struggle for freedom and justice. As they paid tribute to Soleimani, Palestinians vowed to follow in his footsteps.

Palestinians say the late Iranian Lieutenant General sacrificed his life for the sake of Palestine and al-Quds. Martyr Qassem Soleimani has inspired resistance fighters all over the West Asia.