The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Dr. George Habash,?
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Background: The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Dr. George Habash, on Thursday (1 May) called for the nationalisation of foreign oil companies operating in Arab countries without compensation.
Speaking to cheering Palestinians at the Tell El Zaatar refugee camp in Lebanon, he called for a "national policy" of investing funds in Arab countries.
He also re-affirmed that his Front, and others like it, would never recognise a "zionist presence on Palestinian soil".
He said any Palestinian leadership going to Geneva for talks would not represent "our destitute masses", and that the establishment of a Palestinian National Authority through Geneva was a misleading statement.