Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: Use Any Way To Prevent Jews From Entering Temple Mount

Expressions like "in any way" and "using all means" are common PA euphemisms for various degrees of violence and terror.

The official Palestinian Authority TV channel produced and ran a short video of "moderate" President Mahmoud Abbas calling for Palestinians to prevent "in any way" Jews from going to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Expressions like "in any way" and "using all means" are common PA euphemisms for various degrees of violence and terror.

As the official TV station, PA TV does not broadcast anything disagreeing with the policy of the Palestinian Authority, run by Abbas. This video was created from an Abbas speech given on Oct. 17 in which he implicitly called for Jerusalem's Arabs to use violence against Israelis. Jews' presence at the site which is holy to Jews and Muslims, Abbas said, "defiles" the Islamic holy site and must prevented "in any way."

It's not enough for us to say: 'There are those carrying out Ribat' (religious conflict / war over land claimed to be Islamic). We must all carry out Ribat in the Al-Aqsa [Mosque]. It's not enough for us to say: 'The settlers have arrived [at the Mosque]'. They have come, and they must not come to the Sanctuary (i.e., Temple Mount). We have to prevent them, in any way whatsoever, from entering the Sanctuary. This is our Sanctuary, our Al-Aqsa and our Church [of the Holy Sepulchre]. They have no right to enter it. They have no right to defile it. We must prevent them. Let us stand before them with chests bared to protect our holy places.

The video, which ran 19 times in the three-day period between October 17 and 19, ends with a picture of Jerusalem and the words: "Arab Jerusalem."

H/T Palwatch

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