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  6/10/2012, Sivan 20, 5772

PM: We're Strengthening Yesha While Respecting the Law

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said, Sunday, "We support the settlement enterprise and do so while respecting the law and there is no contradiction between the two." Speaking at a memorial service for those killed in 1948, when the Israeli government fired on the Irgun militia's weapons ship the Altalena, which was carrying future prime minister Menachem Begin, Netanyahu said, "Menachem Begin understood this at the time of the Altalena and afterward, and we understand it better today."

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