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  11/17/2013, Kislev 14, 5774

Netanyahu Welcomes French President in Cabinet Meeting

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu opened Sunday morning’s cabinet meeting by welcoming French President Francois Hollande and ministers of his government, including Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Netanyahu began, "This visit would be important at any time both for bilateral relations but also, of course, in light of the talks being held in Geneva on the Iranian nuclear issue. We will discuss this issue, which tops the agenda, as I will with Russian President Vladimir Putin when I visit Moscow on Wednesday, and as I will with US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is arriving here on Friday.

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