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        5/26/2013, Sivan 17, 5773

      Bennett: Peres is Wrong - Majority Against Withdrawal

      Economics Minister Naftali Bennett responded to President Shim'on Peres' address to the World Economic Forum, Sunday evening by saying, "I respect and admire the President, but contrary to his words, most of the Israeli public strongly opposes withdrawal to the '67 lines and realize that this will import Hamas terrorism to the Sharon [region] and central cities." Bennet added, "The Israeli public, which has experienced the result of thousands of fatalities of the Oslo Accords, knows - through its healthy senses - that the way to peace and security is through strength and not through weakness and withdrawals."

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