Netanyahu: Take 'right of return' off the agenda

Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel must take the issue of the Palestinian "right of return" off its political agenda, Army Radio reported. Speaking at a ceremony at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Netanyahu said that removing this issue was a precondition for negotiations with the Palestinians. "At the moment, we have no partner, and those who stand against us declare incessantly that they intend to destroy us," he said.