Landau: Schalit deal gives incentive for snatching soldiers

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October 12, 2011 02:53

 
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National Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau (Israel Beiteinu), one of only three ministers who voted against the deal to free kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit, said overnight Sunday that releasing terrorists gives an incentive for further kidnapping of soldiers.

"This is a big victory for terror and a strike against Israel's deterrence and security," Landau told reporters following the cabinet vote.

Landau added that despite his opposition to the deal, following its approval by the government, ministers should do everything in their power to implement its completion and speed Schalit's return home.

The Israel Beiteinu minister added that he would like to see "a fundamental change in Israel's approach to kidnappings."

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