The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Mr. Bassam Abu?
SV Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) leader, Mr. Bassam Abu Sharif being questioned and answering
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Background: The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Mr. Bassam Abu Sharif has reacted angrily to Israel's plans to make social services in the occupied West Bank of the river Jordan and the Gaza strip equal to those in Israel. He's called for the stepping-up of operations by Palestinians against Israel and has announced plans for a wide-scale strike in the occupied territory. And already, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast which ripped through an Israeli bus travelling from northern Israel to Tel Aviv. the PLO has said (16 August) the blast marked the beginning of increased operations in retaliation to the Israeli move.