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  אב 2, 5771 , 02/08/11

Peres Calms Down Protesters

Israel’s new protest movement won a personal meeting Tuesday morning with President Shimon Peres, who praised them for their non-violence. He convinced the protest leaders to join a roundtable discussion with the government and employers, as suggested by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. The leaders of the demonstrations initially demanded that the Prime Minister personally and publicly meet with them.

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