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ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER ON THE SUMMIT'S RESULTS

The day after his return from Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in his office with TIME Jerusalem bureau chief Lisa Beyer. As the weekend approached, Netanyahu appeared relaxed and untroubled, laughing at times in the interview. Excerpts:

TIME: Are you prepared to acknowledge that opening the tunnel exit was not wise?

Netanyahu: Well, I think it was very hard to anticipate that the issue would serve as an opportunity to foment violence. But I think we have to understand there are innumerable issues that could serve that purpose. My main concern is that we restore the standard that no...

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