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Netanyahu: Palestinians may target International airport

Prime minister warns security arrangements key to any peace deal with Palestinians.
'Imagine if missiles could take down planes on way to airport,' he says, adding that settlement construction is 'artificial barrier'

Published: 10.18.10

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Likud Party members Monday he feared an agreement with the Palestinians that did not include adequate security arrangements.

"It’s not only a matter of rockets aimed at city centers. Today we are trying not to fly near Gaza because they have anti-aircraft missiles there. Imagine if we did not have security arrangements, and such missiles could take down planes on their way to Ben Gurion International Airport. We need to find long-term solutions," he said.

Netanyahu also commented on an interview Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave to Channel 1. "This talk was held seven minutes away. I mu

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Added: Oct-18-2010 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: Netanyahu, security arrangements, peace deal, Palestinians, target, International airport, settlement construction
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