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  Sivan 4, 5769 , 27/05/09

Peres to Senators: We Will Take Down Outposts

President Shimon Peres told a visiting group of U.S. Democratic Senators on Wednesday that Israel would not found any new communities in Judea and Samaria, and would work to dismantle outposts. He emphasized that Israel was willing to “pay a heavy price for peace.”

Peres added that Israel would begin negotiations with the Palestinian Authority in the near future. With his statements, Peres joined both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak who have said that Israel will dismantle outposts.

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