Peres: Blockade ends when Gazan terrorism does

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 22, 2010 18:01

 
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BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia — President Shimon Peres said the blockade of Gaza will end when Hamas abandons terrorism on a visit to Slovenia on Thursday.

The Israeli blockade of naval imports of humanitarian aid to Gaza "would be lifted in five minutes if Gaza would stop acting as a terrorist state," said Peres.

He reiterated, "peace is not in our hands."

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