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Sep 16, 2015
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: Jews "Have No Right to Defile the Al-Aqsa Mosque with Their Filthy Feet"

#5080 | 01:45
Source: Palestinian Authority TV

In a September 16 address, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared: "The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher are ours. They are all ours, and they have no right to defile them with their filthy feet." Abbas further said: "We salute every drop of blood spilled for the sake of Jerusalem." The address was aired on the official TV channel of the Palestinian Authority.


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Mahmoud Abbas: Everybody is asking what we should do. We will knock on all possible doors, in order to make the voice of Jerusalem heard. Onward we go, Allah willing. We salute you and all the men and women in ribat. We salute every drop of blood spilled for the sake of Jerusalem. This blood is clean, pure blood, shed for the sake of Allah, Allah willing. Every martyr will be placed in Paradise, and all the wounded will be rewarded by Allah.


Dear brothers, we are all here for the sake of Jerusalem. I tell you in all honesty, a Palestinian state without Jerusalem will never be. The Palestinian state must include its capital, noble Jerusalem – with its capital, East Jerusalem, which was occupied in 1967. We do not allow any of their measures. All these divisions… The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher are ours. They are all ours, and they have no right to defile them with their filthy feet. We shall not allow them to do so, and we shall do whatever we can to protect Jerusalem.


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