PM: 5% economic growth rate needed to address future security issues

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 18, 2009 14:48

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Speaking at the Knesset on Wednesday afternoon, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stated that consistent economic growth would be necessary in order to address security issues in the coming decade. A five-percent grown rate would enable defense forces to overcome future challenges, said the prime minister, reiterating that his ultimate goal was to enable the establishment of a demilitarized Palestinian state which would recognize the state of Israel.


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