Palestinian Authority President Declares Jerusalem ‘Eternal Capital of Palestine’
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Sunday promised someday the PAflag would fly over “Jerusalem, eternalcapital of the state of Palestine.”
Thousands of people greeted Abbas rapturously upon his return from the United Nations, where the GeneralAssembly granted the PLO, representing the PA, upgraded status as a nonmember observer state.
PA president vows to pursue efforts to end the split between Gaza, West Bank, dedicates UN “victory” to late PA president Arafat.
“The message to us is very clear,” he said. “We are not alone. History is with us. The future belongs to us and God is with us.”