How can you reconginze palestinians when they in fact do not exist. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 22.05.11 | 23:08 (IDT)

    Way back on March 31, 1977, the Dutch newspaper Trouw published an interview with Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member Za-hir Muh-sein. Here’s what he said: The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese. Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct “Palestinian people” to oppose Zionism. As for tehn state, tehre never has been a pali state. The brits had teh mnandate and palestine was named after a roman event. Cant recongize what does not exist either people or a state. But hey if they want to sit down and negotiate they might actually get a state. But ya gotta show up not just posture and whine to teh UN

    from the article: Hamas: Obama will fail in forcing us to recognize Israel
    First published 22:06 22.05.11 | Last updated 22:06 22.05.11
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