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  טבת 3, 5774 , 06/12/13

Deal with Iran Must Bar Military Nuclear Capabilities

Finance Minister Ya'ir Lapid met with Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States, Friday morning in Jerusalem. In a public statement, Lapid expressed appreciation for Kerry's many efforts in advancing talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Lapid said that despite the disagreements and pitfalls along the way, a peace pact is in the interest of both sides.

Lapid thanked Kerry for the strong bond between the US and Israel, stressing that a final agreement between the international community and Iran must prevent the Tehran government from achieving a military nuclear capability.

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