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Guest on PA TV: UK PM May is “committing a new holocaust against the Palestinian people” by supporting the Balfour Declaration

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Lecturer on modern history Nasser Al-Yafawi: “The true crime is what British Prime Minister Theresa May is doing now. Theresa May is at this moment committing a new holocaust against the Palestinian people.”
Official PA TV host: “Theresa May thinks that [British Foreign Secretary Arthur] Balfour was from her party, the conservative party, and she thinks that there is a partisan matter here, and a matter that relates to Great Britain, on which the sun did not set in the past.”

Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British Prime Minister Theresa May said before the British House of Commons on Oct. 25, 2017: “We are proud of the role that we played in the creation of the State of Israel, and we will certainly mark the centenary with pride.”

The Balfour Declaration of Nov. 2, 1917 was a letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild stating that “His Majesty's government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.” In 1922, the League of Nations adopted this and made the British Mandate “responsible for putting into effect the declaration,” which led to the UN vote in 1947 and the establishment of the State of Israel.

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