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(photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked government ministers for their part in approving the deal to bring IDF soldier Gilad Schalit back to Israel.
at the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that the
last two weeks in which the government was working to secure the
release of Schalit were "out of the ordinary," but now it was time to
"continue to work hard at the many challenges facing us and get back to
Netanyahu stated that his government had succeeded in carrying out a number of different revolutions:
"A revolution in education, of which we are already seeing the positive
results, a revolution in infrastructures, in transportation, and in
roads and highways in the Negev and the Galilee, and a revolution in
economics and welfare."
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The prime minister stated that after the government's approval of the Trajtenberg Committee's recommendations
two weeks ago, in the coming weeks decisions would be made that would lower the costs of various items.
"The socioeconomic revolution will lower the price of the cost of
living," Netanyahu stated. "A great deal of the government's work will
be devoted to this issue in the next two weeks," he added.