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  11/4/2012, Cheshvan 19, 5773

PM: Kahlon Always Was and Remains a Likudnik

Chairman Binyamin Netanyahu of the Likud party reacted, Sunday evening, to Minister Moshe Kahlon's announcement that he's not running on an independent list, by saying, "I know and respect Moshe Kahlon. As Moshe said, all along he was and remains a Likudnik."

The prime minister continued, "He promised me all his help and support to bring about a Likud victory in the upcoming elections and establishing a government which I will head. Moshe will play a an active part in the election campaign and be a member of the 100-day team which will prepare the socio-economic program for the next government."