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Hamas political bureau chairman Khaled Mashal wanted protection for the Palestinians staying in Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria.
Mashal asked UN & Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi and Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Araby to protect the Palestinian refugees in the camp, Hamas political bureau member Izzet es-Sark told AA on Thursday.
Mashal, who spoke on the phone with Brahimi and el-Araby, wanted them to take immediate action in order to prevent Palestinians from being a target of attacks.
20 people were killed when Assad forces staged an air attack on Yarmouk refugee camp in the south of Damascus on December 16.
150,000 Palestinian refugees had been staying in Yarmouk camp, and 100,000 of them had to leave the camp due to attacks.Last Mod: 21 Aralık 2012, 10:53