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Netanyahu Ramadan video: 'Wish you peace'

Aug. 1, 2011 at 6:53 AM   |   Comments

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JERUSALEM, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Israel's prime minister said "I would like to wish you peace" in a message to Muslims who began observing Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting.

Binyamin Netanyahu uploaded a video on his Facebook page and wished Muslims peace and democracy, The Jerusalem Post reported Monday.

If Arab democracy will take root there will be true peace, Netanyahu said. He said he would like to use the opportunity to call on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to sit down and negotiate without any preconditions, the newspaper said.

"Our two peoples are waiting and yearning for this moment. I know how hard it is. I know there are many constraints and doubts. We can overcome them only if we sit together or send our envoys. We can cross this barrier and give a future of peace not only to our peoples but also to the entire region. I want to see a region of democracy and peace, and I would like to wish you peace," Netanyahu said.

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