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Yacimovich celebrates becoming Labor leader: We've won
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
September 22, 2011 00:54

MK Shelly Yacimovich celebrated becoming Labor party leader on Wednesday night and said the party is now unified.

She explained that a number of party members had called to congratulate her, including former mentor and primaries rival MK Amir Peretz.

"We've won," she told press on hearing news of the victory. "I promise that we will work together. This is just the beginning of a new start for Israeli society."

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