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  Tamuz 21, 5773 , 28/07/13

Hatnua Minister: Terror Release Painful, but Bearable

Minister Amir Peretz, former Prime Minsiter hopeful, who left Labor to join Tzipi Livni's newly-formed Hatnua party before the last elections, said that freeing terrorists exacts a painful price, but will have no strategic effect on the state of Israel.

Peretz added that PA head Mahmoud Abbas is a strong leader who has succeeded in preserving quiet in Judea and Samaria, while cooperating with Israel's security forces. In a Voice of Israel radio interview, he emphasized that the Palestinian situation forces Israel to initiate and lead political moves.


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