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  אדר 19, 5774 , 19/02/14

Bennett Reconciles with German EU Pres. After Walkout

Minister of Economics Naftali Bennett met on Wednesday in Brussels, Belgium with European Union Parliament President Martin Schulz. The two reconciled following Schulz's controversial speech last week at the Knesset in Jerusalem. President Schulz, a native of Germany, quoted Arab sources which claim that "a Palestinian is entitled to 17 liters of water, compared to an Israeli who is entitled to 70 liters of water per day." In response, Bennett led a walkout during the speech. The two said they had decided to put the incident behind them. 

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