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  8/3/2014, Av 7, 5774

Chile: Protesters Call to Cut Ties with Israel

Thousands marched in Chile's capital Saturday against Israel's operation in Gaza, urging President Michelle Bachelet to break off diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, reported AFP.

"Break it off, Break it off, Break off ties with Israel!" chanted demonstrators who marched to the presidential palace, many waving banners or decked out in the traditional Arab keffiyeh scarf.