state. They and by this is meant the inhabitants of Palestine had. Right to their own state. More so than was promised by the British to a Jewish population which by that time had not even been living in Palestine (Balfour). So, stop spreading the nonsense as if there had not been Palestinians living in their homeland. The early Jews came as Palestinian Jews, while the massive immigration came first later with a population that grew from a few hundredthousands to the seven or so millions at present through colonisation.
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)