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  8/21/2013, Elul 15, 5773

MK Katz: PM Punishing Me on Terror Vote


Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz tonight said on his Facebook page, that due to his having voted according to his conscience and standing against PM Netanyahu in the vote for whether or not to release terrorists as a pre-condition for the newest round of negotiations, he was now going to be made to pay the price of that vote.

"At the Cabinet meeting this coming Sunday, the name of my Ministry - ‘Transportation, National Infrastructure and Road Safety’ - will be changed so that the ‘Natural Infrastructure’ is removed and transferred to the Ministry of Energy and Water,” but I will not succumb to the pressure and continue to vote my conscience,” Katz commented.

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