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  4/29/2013, Iyar 19, 5773

Livni Opposes Peace Referendum

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni addressed the media Monday and expressed her opposition to the Jewish Home-Yesh Atid proposal to legislate a referendum on any future peace agreement with the PA approved by the Knesset, "A referendum could cause unnecessary rifts within families over such fundamental issues. The only relevant referendum is national elections. Beyond that point, let the elected leadership bear any responsibility for the consequences of any possible agreement."