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Lapid says leaders must now work to prevent rift

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid condemns “irresponsible statements” from his fellow politicians on the Azaria case.

“I call on everyone to end the violence and stop the irresponsible statements coming from within the political system. It’s not the way of the Jewish people, of the State of Israel or of the IDF. The court has made its decision and now we also have a role: to prevent a rift in our society and to ensure no harm comes to the people’s army. The State of Israel is powerful because of our wonderful military, our officers and our soldiers and because we are a country of law and order,” he says.

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