Finance Minister Kahlon: I respect parole board's decision on Katsav

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April 6, 2016 13:37

 
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Finance Minister Moshe Kahalon on Wednesday said he respected the decision of an Israel Prisons Service parole board to deny former president Moshe Katsav early parole for his seven-year prison sentence.

Speaking at the Israel Bar Association's annual conference in Eilat, Kahlon refrained from expressing his personal view of the decision.

"If the board decides, I respect their decision," he said. "There are parameters, if they followed the parameters, ok."

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