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1919 The Palestinians

Map of Palestine and Syria 1915Because Arabs until the 1960s spoke of Palestine as Southern Syria or part of Greater Syria, in 1919 the General Syrian Congress stated:

We ask that there should be no separation of the southern part of Syria known as Palestine.”

Source: Michael Curtis, Ed. THE PALESTINIANS: PEOPLE, HISTORY, POLITICS (New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1975);

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