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Top PA official Rajoub who forbids Palestinians to participate in sporting events with Israelis: Sports is “a bridge of love and connection with the international community"

Official PA TV News report on an exhibit on football in the Arab world by the Arab World Institute in Paris. Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub is host on PA TV.

Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub: “First of all, for us, the sport [football] is a means of presenting the hardships and suffering of our people from this fascist and racist occupation. However, the presentation of the Palestinian as he participates in sports spreads the human idea, the values, and the ethical code of sports as an internal message to Palestinian society, and as a bridge of love and connection with the international community.”

Jibril Rajoub also holds the positions of Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).


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