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Mahmoud Abbas: Jerusalem, Eternal Capital of the State of Palestine

West Bank chairman Mahmoud Abbas was given a hero’s welcome today on his return from the United Nations.

West Bank chairman Mahmoud Abbas promised the Palestinian flag would fly over “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine.”
Israel National News reported:

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Sunday promised someday the PA flag would fly over “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine.”

Thousands of people greeted Abbas rapturously upon his return from the United Nations, where the General Assembly granted the PLO, representing the PA, upgraded status as a nonmember observer state.

“Raise your heads high, because you are Palestinians!” Abbas told the joyous crowd, waving PA flags in the PA capital of Ramallah, located in Samaria.

“You have proof that you are stronger than the occupation, because you are Palestinians… stronger than the settlements, because you are Palestinians.

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