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  10/3/2011, Tishrei 5, 5772

Barak Against Vote on Trajtenberg

Chairman Ehud Barak of the Atzma'ut (Independence) party said, Monday, that he would work for a delay in the cabinet vote on endorsement of the Trajtenberg Committee report on socioeconomic change until the entire significance of the report has been clarified. The defense minister seeks to open the budget framework to give a broader response to this year's social-justice protest and to prepare for the challenge of the global recession through judicious and responsible fiscal expansion.

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