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  10/12/2012, Tishrei 26, 5773

PMO: Netanyahu did Not Agree to Golan Withdrawal

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) rejected, Friday, a report that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu expressed willingness to withdraw from the Golan Heights in exchange for a complete peace agreement with Syria during secret, indirect talks with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad which were mediated by the United States. The PMO said Netanyahu never agreed to this American initiative, which was one of many. The office said, "The publishing of the article at this time was politically motivated."

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