May 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);5/13/2011, Vol. 198 Issue 5092, p7
The article reports on the conflict of views between former Israeli Defense Minister and Knesset member Amir Peretz and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. It says that Peretz described the call of Netanyahu for the recognition as an insolent demand, stressing that Netanyahu is adopting stances that obstruct the attainment of peace. However, it mentions that Netanyahu opposes the claim of Peretz.


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