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Contradicting Abbas’ Remarks on Balfour Declaration, PA TV Historian Admits Palestinian People Didn’t Exist

TEL AVIV – A historian on Palestinian Authority TV said that there was no such thing as a Palestinian people when the Balfour Declaration was made one hundred years ago, flying in the face of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ remarks calling the declaration “devastating” for the “native Palestinian population” whose “rich heritage” is the “cradle of the Abrahamic faiths.”