One of the leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Abu Jihad, has demanded that Israel's forces get out of all occupied territories.
SCU Abu Jihad of Fatah speaking in English in Beirut, Lebanon.
JIHAD: "They are taking their way in putting their hand everywhere and building new settlements. Then they are creating the settlement there and bringing their people to live in. Our people had faced it by their demonstrations, by their strikes, by their, by every means, but no answer was, no stopping from the Israeli side. Therefore no way was for our people to face them by new ways. And for that, when they had created their new settlement inside the Hebron city, inside the city, when they created it our people they tried by own means to stop it, but no stopping from the Israeli side. Therefore, they had taken this way, by facing them, by their bombs, by their hand grenades, and letting and saying to the Israelis, this is the wrong way to put your hands on our towns or village or land and build this, wrong way of building the settlements on our land as Palestinian. Therefore this operation had been in Hebron, and of course we are always going on in our armed struggle saying to the Israelis, it's a wrong way to use this way of putting your hand on our land. And we are facing it."
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Background: One of the leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Abu Jihad, has demanded that Israel's forces get out of all occupied territories. Abu Jihad - also known as Khalil Al Wazir - is a founder member of Fatah and is responsible for all military operations mounted by the PLO. He granted a rare interview in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday (22 July).