Peres praises protests, c'tee has heavy responsibility

August 11, 2011 11:23

Speaking at the start of a meeting of the socioeconomic committee headed by Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, President Shimon Peres said that the conduct displayed thus far in the social struggle taking place is has been exemplary: without violence - verbal or physical.

The president added that the social justice movement is very diverse and its participants "are seeking the broadest possible common denominator."

Peres described the Trajtenberg committee as one that "is looking at deep, fundamental changes in the Israeli society and economy," adding that there is no limit to its responsibility.

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