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  Yisrael Beiteinu party calls for civil marriage, public transportation on the Sabbath
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Last EditedPicimpalious  Jan 25, 2006 01:09pm
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News DateMonday, January 23, 2006 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionYisrael Beiteinu favors public transportation on the Sabbath and a separation of religion and state, party Chairman Avigdor Lieberman announced Monday evening during a press conference held for the Russian-language media.

The release of the right-wing party's platform caused a stir among those attending the press conference who expected a presentation with a strong diplomatic-security bent.

Lieberman has, in the past, proposed a platform based largely on an exchange of territories and populations. He favors transferring the Israeli Arab residents of Wadi Ara to a Palestinian state.
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