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Dahlan: Fatah never recognized Israel

Posted in Internal Palestinian Affairs by beyondtheborder on April 2, 2009

Dahlan, who was recently tapped to serve as an adviser to Fatah’s leader, P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas, acknowledged that the PLO — an umbrella organization of Palestinian groups that has been headed by Fatah’s leader — did recognize Israel.

“We acknowledge that the PLO did recognize Israel’s right to exist, but we are not bound by it as a resistance faction,” he said.

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