June 15, 2010
In News The Israel-Palestine Conflict
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13 June 2010
Statement following Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Cabinet comments
Quartet Representative Tony Blair said: “I welcome Prime Minister Netanyahu’s clear distinction between Israel’s necessity to protect its security and otherwise to allow Gaza people to get the goods and material they require for ordinary life.
“I hope this will enable us to move decisively to a policy on Gaza which keeps out weapons and other combat related material but lets in as a matter of course those items that Gazan people need to improve their lives. This also will enable the UN projects for re-construction to go ahead.
“We continue to call for the immediate and unconditional release of Corporal Shalit whose ongoing detention is totally unjustified.”
You can read Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statement to Cabinet here.
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