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        2/19/2013, Adar 9, 5773

      PMO Denies Reports that Zygier Gave Info to Australia


      The Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday night denied reports that Ben Zygier, the Australian citizen who committed suicide while he was secretly detained in an Israeli prison, gave information to the Australian intelligence services. 

      "The Prime Minister's Office wishes to note that between the State of Israel and the general organization and the Government of Australia and the Australian security organization there exists excellent cooperation, full cooperation and full transparency in handling matters on the agenda," the statement from the PMO said.