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February 3, 2015 2:31 am

Tzipi Livni and Naftali Bennett Debate Golan Heights

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Saeb Erekat and Tzipi Livni, chief Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in the now-defunct peace talks, are pictured on Jan. 31 at the Munich Security Conference. Photo: Marc Müller via Wikimedia Commons.

Times of Israel – Jewish Home leader Economy Minister Naftali Bennett and head of the Hatnua party Tzipi Livni, co-leader of the Zionist Camp with Labor’s Isaac Herzog, sparred over the potential return of the Golan Heights in any future peace deal with Syria, a highly unlikely endeavor under the current circumstances.

Bennett congratulated Livni on “wisening up” regarding the Golan after the Zionist Camp announced that it opposes a withdrawal from the territory, a departure from remarks Livni made in 2008, arguing that Israel would need to make territorial concessions to Damascus in a peace deal.

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