Date: 08 / 04 / 2007 Time: 14:19
The brigades said they consider such statements as an insult to the Palestinian resistance. In a statement issued on Sunday, the brigades said that the projectiles are a "normal and natural retaliation for the Israeli crimes."
The statement added that the projectiles are "part of the strategic arsenal to protect the fighters and to defend themselves."
According to a Reuters report, on Saturday Abbas called on members of his presidential guards and national security forces to step up efforts to prevent the firing of projectiles so "that our people can lead a safe life".
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