Daily Israel Report

Fatah Still Calling For Destruction Of Israel

First Publish: 5/4/2003, 8:33 PM

Fatah's ideological platform, as it appears on the movement's new internet site, still calls for the destruction of the "Zionist entity" and the liberation of "all Palestine." Haggai Huberman reports that Fatah, the essential component of the Palestinian Authority, states, "The Zionist presence in Palestine represents Zionist aggression, essentially based on expansionist imperialism… The goal of the Palestinian struggle is to fully liberate Palestine and liquidate the Zionist entity economically, politically, militarily, and culturally… An armed popular revolution is the only way to liberate Palestine…"