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Mayor Bloomberg defends Israeli decision to swap Palestinian prisoners to free soldier Gilad Shalit

Mayor Bloomberg defends Israeli decision to swap Palestinian prisoners to free soldier Gilad Shalit

Post ID: 1128 | POSTED ON: Oct 24, 2011
 
 

NYDAILYNEWS — Mayor Bloomberg Sunday defended the controversial prisoner swap that brought Israeli solider Gilad Shalit home.

“I just know that the government of Israel had to make a decision and they didn’t walk away from the decision, they made one, and that’s what governing is all about,” Bloomberg told a group of reporters in Jerusalem.

The mayor discussed the deal after a visit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following a dedication of a first aid station.

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