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Fatah Central Committee member calls Jesus "the first Palestinian"

Headline: "Seeing that at least 115 states voted in favor of the Palestinian [UN] application -- Shtayyeh: "Israeli threats to impose sanctions on the PA are empty, and insult the United Nations"
     "Fatah Central Committee Member Muhammad Shtayyeh..., when responding to journalists' questions, wondered if the application to the UN was a step for which we (the PA) should have been punished.
He recalled what was said by the first Palestinian, Jesus of Nazareth -- may peace be upon him: 'Man does not live by bread alone'. He added, 'We will not agree to their forcing us to choose between bread and freedom. Yes, we need bread, but the Palestinian is prepared to sacrifice everything dear to him in order to end the occupation and gain freedom and independence."


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