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(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [file[)
"The role of this
country's leadership is to remind us," said Opposition Leader Tzipi
Livni on Tuesday, speaking to Army Radio on the 15th anniversary of
prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.Referring to the peace process, Livni said, "The prime minister is not
leading; he is manipulating. And when you manipulate, the price that
Israel has to pay keeps rising."
"The lesson we take from the murder should be for generations and for everyone. It does not have an expiry date," Livni said.
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She went on to emphasize the importance of democracy, saying that the education of democratic values is key.
role of leadership in this context is not only to preserve the values
of Israel as a democratic state but also to tell the truth to the
public," she added.
"Someone who wants to prove that there is no partner for peace can do so. These
are exhausting, draining negotiations. But someone who wants to come to
an agreement that preserves Israel's security and holy sites can do so