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  Av 1, 5772 , 20/07/12

Ya'alon to Present New Equal Service Outline Sunday

Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon said, Friday, that he would present a new outline, Sunday, for legislation to replace the Tal Law, which provides draft deferments for the hareidi-religious community. Interviewed by Channel 10 television, he said that it will be introduced as a bill as soon as there appears to be a majority in the Knesset.

Reacting to the terrorist suicide-murder of five Israelis in Burgas, Bulgaria, the Minister for Strategic Affairs said there was no doubt that Iran and its agents were behind the bombing and that Israel will pick the time and place to respond. He added, "Every Israeli who leaves the country must do so with the attitude that he's a target and maintain the utmost vigilance."

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