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December 15, 2010 Clip No. 2729

Hamas PM Ismail Haniya: The Occupation Has No Future on the Land of Palestine - from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River

Following are excerpts from a public address delivered by Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniya, in a rally marking the 25th anniversary of Hamas, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV, December 15, 2010:

Ismail Haniya: Let me reassure you, brothers and sisters, that the occupation has no future on the land of Palestine. When I say "the land of Palestine," I am not referring [only] to the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and Jerusalem. When I say that the occupation has no future on the land of Palestine, I refer to Palestine from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River, and from Rosh Hanikra to Rafah.

The occupation will not survive on this land. Never!

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We see today that it is the enterprise of resistance in the region that defends the principles of the Islamic nation. In Iraq – which the American enemy thought it could swallow, before moving on to swallow other countries – the noble Iraqi resistance confronted the American occupation. From Gaza, we salute the Iraqi resistance. To this, one should add the resistance in Lebanon, in Palestine, and in Afghanistan.

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