Peretz: We must listen to 'Syria's words of peace'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 7, 2006 19:15

Defense Minister Amir Peretz pushed for talks with Syria, on condition that the country stop its support for terrorism, sources said Thursday morning. The defense minister said his comments during a Labor meeting which followed the submittal of the Baker-Hamilton report regarding US stance on Iraq. "In order to weaken the radical axis, we must be open to the [words] of peace voiced by the president of Syria, however, first Syria must stop the terror and cease giving Hamas 'an umbrella,'" said Peretz.


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