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  Shvat 21, 5772 , 14/02/12

MK Akunis: Emergency Discussion of Rail Strike

Deputy Knesset Speaker Ofir Akunis, who serves on the Knesset Economics Committee, is initiating an urgent meeting of the ommittee to deal with the railroad strike, started by the workers' committee of the Israel Railways, Monday evening, regarding outsourcing of maintenance of the railroad's rolling stock.

Akunis said, "Israel Railways is not the property of the [workers'] committee. It belongs to all citizens of Israel. One mustn't have a struggle at the expense of hundreds of thousands of Israelis."

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