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Seize the Time

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'Now the moment of truth has arrived - if Netanyahu is unable to make the historic decision he is requested to give up his place to someone who knows and understands the objective. If Netanyahu can’t do it, let him vacate his place for someone who can.

'I’m telling you unequivocally: We have a partner for peace and we have an opportunity for peace. The time has come to stop the weak and passive discourse that blames all our problems on the Palestinians.

'As someone who was cabinet secretary in the past, I know how much the Palestinian side was part of the failure, but let’s not discuss the past. We were elected in order to discuss the future and the present.'

Isaac Herzog, new chair of
the Labor Party of Israel
at a  conference in Tel Aviv