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The PLO in 1966 said it: We will force our people to remain refugees against their will – or else there is no Palestinian cause (EoZ)

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Oct. 17, 2018

From the New York Times, April 4, 1966:
 
JERUSALEM (Jordanian Sector), March 30 -“The Arab states will not integrate the Palestine refugees because integration would be a slow process of liquidating the Palestine problem.” Ahmed Shukairy. chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization. declared in an interview today.

“Consequently. the refugees don’t want to be integrated.” he continued. “If there are no Palestinian people. there is no Palestinian cause. We can’t conceive of a Babylonian cause today because there are no Babylonians. But we start from the premise that we will achieve the liberation of Palestine soon.”

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