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Israel’s Knesset Speaker Calls for Armenian Genocide Recognition

Israel’s Knesset Speaker Calls for Armenian Genocide Recognition

BY MARRISA NEWMAN From The Times of Israel JERUSALEM—Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein on Tuesday said Israel should reexamine its official position on recognition of the Armenian Genocide, two weeks after Israeli officials shied away from using the term at commemorations marking 100 years since the massacres. Israel has refrained from formally recognizing the atrocity as

Israel Seeks Direct Talks With Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday told the members of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that Israel is interested in direct talks with Syria over Turkish mediated negotiations, adding that his government would prefer Paris over Ankara in a situation in which a mediator is required, reported the Israeli Web site ynetnews.com.

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