Bennett: Strength, not concessions will lead to peace

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May 26, 2013 19:49

 
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The Israeli public believes the road to peace is not through concessions, but through strength, Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday, following President Shimon Peres's speech at the World Economic Forum.

In his speech, Peres called on Israel and the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table and accept the two-state solution based on the pre-1967 lines.

"I respect and honor the president, but contrary to his speech, the majority of the Israeli public is strongly against withdrawal to the 1967 lines, and understands [such a move] will bring the Hamas terrorism to cities in the center of Israel," Bennett said.

"The Israeli public, that experienced thousands of deaths as a result of the Oslo Accords, knows in its healthy instincts that the road to peace and security passes through strength, and not through weakness and withdrawals," he added.

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