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  2/25/2014, Adar 25, 5774

PM: We Do What is Needed to Defend Ourselves


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was asked, during a Tuesday news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, if Israel attacked the Lebanese-Syrian border Monday evening. He responded, "We will not say what we're doing or what we're not doing," adding that Israel does all that is needed to protect the security of its citizens.

Regarding reports of a building freeze beyond the 1949 Armistice Line, Netanyahu said it's preferable to make fewer statements and let the negotiations advance. On the subject of Iran's nuclear development program, he said, contrary to the opinion of the major powers, it is a mistake to allow the Tehran government to enrich any uranium.

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