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  12/30/2012, Tevet 17, 5773

Erdan Slams Peres's Remarks to Diplomats

Chairman Gil'ad Erdan of the Likud-Beyteinu response team expressed regret, Sunday, over remarks by President Shim'on Peres to a gathering of 160 ambassadors and foreign delegations earlier in the day. Peres called for a quick agreement with the Palestinian Authority (PA), explaining that there is a majority among Israelis for the two-state solution and calling PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas "the only Arab leader who gets up and says publicly he is for peace and against terror."

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