President Gamal Abdel Nasser's Farewell Message

"I shall be leaving you tomorrow ...

"I feel a new strength, a new blood in me ...  I feel that the Arab people recognise themselves in you, and that they have rediscovered their - 35.1 K

"In leaving, I say to you:  'My brother Mu`ammar al-Gadhafi is the representative of Arab nationalism, of the Arab revolution, and of Arab unity.'

"My dear brothers, may God watch over you for the well-being of the Arab people. May you go from victory to victory, for your victories will be the victory of the whole Arab people ...

"May God keep you."

  Delivered in Benghazi, June 1970


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