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        12/17/2013, Tevet 14, 5774

      Shamir to Replace Begin in Bedouin Land Plan Discussions

      Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir (Likud Beytenu) is expected to replace former minister Benny Begin as the person in charge of implementing the law regulating Bedouin settlement in the Negev, it was reported on Monday.

      Officials in Shamir’s office said in response that negotiations on the matter are ongoing and that there has not yet been an official letter of appointment for the position.