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  Shvat 27, 5771 , 01/02/11

Peres: Democracy Can Lead to Dictatorship

The world needs to keep in mind the results of the democratic elections in Gaza that led to the takeover by Hamas, President Shimon Peres told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a meeting between the two Monday in Jerusalem.

"Democracy must not begin and end with the elections alone," Peres told his guest.
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