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  Shvat 1, 5773 , 12/01/13

MK Ya'alon: PA Identifies with Goals of Hamas

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe "Bogie" Ya'alon of Likud spoke at a cultural event Staurday where he ruled out the possibility of establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel, saying, "The goals of PA President Mahmoud Abbas identity with those of Hamas."

Asked whether he would be appointed to Defense Minister in the next Knesset Ya'alon said "I'm ready to be the next defense minister. USSR I do not have any promise from the Prime Minister but he knows that is what I want."

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