The Arabs are looking forward to developing their region, which the long years of war had prevented from finding its true place in today's world, in an atmosphere of democracy, pluralism, and prosperity.
I assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that we shall discover ourselves in peace more than we have with war and confrontation, as I am sure that the Israelis, in turn shall find themselves in peace more than they have found it in war.
Peace, for us, is an asset and in our interest. It is an absolute human asset that allows an individual to freely develop his individuality unbound by any regional, religious, or ethnic fetters.
Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.
Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart.
The Palestinians, whose national cause guards the gates of Arab-Israeli peace, look forward like their Arab brethren to that comprehensive, just, and lasting peace based on 'land for peace' and compliance with international legitimacy and resolutions.
Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations.
The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
Though I am not a chief of state, I must work twice as hard as one because I have to both administer a bureaucracy and run a revolution.
We totally and absolutely renounce all forms of terrorism.