President Bush at UN Sends Message to Palestinians

(White House) - Addressing the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, President Bush said: Iraq as a dictatorship had great power to destabilize the Middle East; Iraq as a democracy will have great power to inspire the Middle East. The advance of democratic institutions in Iraq is setting an example that others, including the Palestinian people, would be wise to follow. The Palestinian cause is betrayed by leaders who cling to power by feeding old hatreds and destroying the good work of others. The Palestinian people deserve their own state, and they will gain that state by embracing new leaders committed to reform, to fighting terror, and to building peace. Arab nations must cut off funding and other support for terrorist organizations.

2003-09-24 00:00:00

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