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  4/8/2013, Nisan 28, 5773

Report: Livni Removed Demand to Recognize Jewish State

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who is in charge of negotiations with the Palestinian Authority, has shown a willingness to back off from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's demand that the PA recognize Israel as a Jewish State before the resumption of diplomatic talks, according to a Monday report by Ma'ariv. The newspaper says that Livni apparently took this position on her own, without informing Netanyahu.

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