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Israeli President Rivlin: We Must Build a New Arab City

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Arutz Sheva – President Reuven Rivlin addressed the leadership of the International Friends of Givat Haviva – The Center for a Shared Society – who presented the President with an award for his work to promote cooperation and partnership in Israeli society.

Rivlin stressed that confidence building measures between Jews and Arabs required dealing with the narrowing of the gaps between the sectors in terms of budget and infrastructure allocation, and went on to note that after 67 years in which no new Arab city or town had been built, the time had come to do so in accordance with the government resolution passed in July 2008, and which had received approval from the national planning committee.

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