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Palestinian Authority Ceases “Armed Struggle” For “Popular Struggle”

by | 27th, July 2007

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The Palestinian Authority government published its platform on Friday, which for the first time does not include a reference to armed struggle against Israel.

Nonetheless, the government stressed that it is committed to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ call for a “popular struggle against the Israeli occupation.”

Israel welcomed on Friday remarks by ministers that Palestinian Prime Miniser Salam Fayad’s government program, yet to be presented to parliament, does not feature a commitment to “armed resistance”

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