NEW YORK (Jan. 7)
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) declared that in five years we shall proclaim a Palestinian government and in 15 years we hope to destroy-Israel.
In a message on Radio Teheran, broadcast Jan. 1 and made available to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency here today, PLO’s representative in Iran, Hani el Chasan, said his organization derives “our main support from the Iranian revolution and (the Ayatollah) Khomeini.” He added:
“We are devotees of the first Imam of the Shiites and are not prepared to hold talks with the cruel ones. We are ready to sacrifice ourselves and shall not forego our land. It is our hope that the leaders of Iran and Palestine will enter Jerusalem arm in arm.”