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  Tevet 1, 5777 , 30/12/16

Bennett: A Palestinian state - only in Gaza

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said on Friday afternoon that the government's policy is saying "no" to a second Palestinian state. He said the plan is to apply Israeli law to Israeli areas of Judea and Samaria, establishing autonomy to Palestinian territories in Judea and Samaria - and have a Palestinian state in Gaza.

Speaking on Kol Yisrael radio, Bennett said he supports the idea of ​​holding a referendum on annexation. "I will present a bill to apply Israeli law to Ma'aleh Adumim," he said adding, "This government adopts a line of sovereignty, abandoning a line of Palestine. Anyone who still supports the idea of Palestine - has no place in this government. I would not even consider the idea that the Prime Minister would oppose sovereignty in Ma'aleh Adumim. I declare that this is the policy of the government."

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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