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Fatah grants Abbas UNRWA refugee card

Headline: “The [PA] president emphasizes the importance of popular support in order to halt the plots whose goal is to harm our cause and eliminate it”
     “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas emphasized the importance of popular support to strengthen the Palestinian political position in order to halt all of the plots whose goal is to harm our cause and eliminate it. While he was meeting with members of the Bethlehem Fatah Movement branch in the [PA] presidential headquarters in Ramallah yesterday [Oct. 2, 2018], the president… said that the marches that have been taking place throughout the homeland, and particularly in Bethlehem, have constituted a message of support for adherence to the national principles, and primarily Jerusalem, the refugees, and all of our people’s causes.
Members of the delegation gave the president an UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) card with his name and picture, which was printed in order to emphasize the right of return and His Honor [Abbas]’s adherence to the refugees’ right of return to their homeland.”
The picture accompanying the article shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas standing with the delegation and holding a large poster meant to resemble a UNRWA refugee card, which has his picture and name on it, and the text “Refugee Card” in English and Arabic.

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