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PFLP Supports Egypt Coup

Palestine's main leftist party has broken with the official Palestinian stance of neutrality and endorsed the removal of Mohammed Morsi from power.
Palestinians take part in a rally organized by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) to celebrate the 45th anniversary of its founding in Gaza City December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY) - RTR3B9LB

Hamas and other Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip have tried to adopt a neutral stance toward recent developments in Egypt.

Palestine’s main leftist group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), however, was unequivocal in voicing its support for what it termed “the demands and the aspirations of the Egyptian masses,” in clear reference to the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood from office.

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