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December 18, 2013 Special Dispatch No. 5570

Palestinian Leader Farouq Qaddoumi: We Supported The Nazis In WWII

December 18, 2013
Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 5570

In an interview with Russia Today TV on December 7, 2013, Farouq Qaddoumi, former PLO political bureau head, said: "I don't think it would be wrong to say that we were enthusiastic supporters of Germany" in World War II.

Following are excerpts from the interview:

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Interviewer: "Were you sympathetic with Nazi Germany in WWII?"

Farouq Qaddoumi: "I don't think it would be wrong to say that we were enthusiastic supporters of Germany."

Interviewer: "You supported Hitler and his people."

Farouq Qaddoumi: "Germany, yes. This was common among the Palestinians, especially since our enemy was Zionism, and we saw that Zionism was hostile to Germany, and vice versa."

Interviewer: "There was a Nazi radio station in Arabic at the time, right?"

Farouq Qaddoumi: "I recall something like that."

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