99 Total Quotes

Ehud Barak Quotes

Ehud Barak
The soldiers and our officers were instructed to use any method to protect the citizens of Israel,
Ehud Barak
#Israel

Ehud Barak
The government under my authority will not accept any agreement in any form that will recognize ... the right of return. Period ... I do not intend to sign any document that will transfer sovereignty over the Temple Mount to Palestinians,
Ehud Barak
#Agreement

Ehud Barak
It is our historic responsibility to work towards an end to this conflict and to bring peace and security to Israel,
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#Conflict

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I still believe that Mr. Assad is a strong and reliable leader, ... He is the Syrian leader with whom a comprehensive peace could be started.
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#Believe

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We need to make sure that if it's possible, under these difficult circumstances, we can reach an agreement, which maintains our safety and interests. We must do everything to make that happen,
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#Agreement

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Once there will be an agreement, if and when there will be an agreement, the enthusiasm within the people to accept it, even if it is a painful one, once it puts an end to the conflict I believe the Knesset will be with us and if not we will know what to do,
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#Agreement

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I believe the most complicated issue is Jerusalem ... refugees -- not an easy one -- and as of now borders and settlements and a security regimen have not been fully solved,
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#Believe

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I will...sign the agreement only if I'm convinced it strengthens Israel and its future, ... Such an agreement, I'm sure, will be approved and endorsed by an overwhelming majority of the Israeli people...
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#Agreement

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their own fate and the fate of their families, their children, all of us.
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#Children

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Together with the president of the United States, let us be able to bring peace and security to our people, ... This is an opportunity, a window of opportunity that will not reoccur.
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#Peace

Ehud Barak
Together with the president of the United States let us be able to bring peace and security to our people, ... This is an opportunity; a window of opportunity that will not reoccur.
Ehud Barak
#Peace

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I am not a prophet. I am the leader of Israel, ... When the time comes, the Palestinians will have to negotiate with us what kind of entity is shaped for them in a context, a wider context, of all the other issues that are on the table.
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#Israel

Ehud Barak
Time is running out, and I don't believe that President Clinton or Israel will be able to negotiate, in the same terms, two months from now,
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#Israel

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Our children have to be educated in the values of equality, freedom of choice and democracy,
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#Children

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The inclusion of an extreme right-wing party ... in the government of a European country such as Austria should outrage every citizen of the free world, ... The Jewish nation overall, and the state of Israel at its head, will not allow the world to go on its way in the face of the developments in Austria.
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#Country

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He doesn't have the character or the will or the ability, ... He doesn't have the qualities to bring about the painful decisions that will take the challenge proper, and as a result of it unfortunately we have to do it painfully and unilaterally.
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#Ability

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There is a golden opportunity with Arafat in power, with Clinton still in power, with this government in Israel that wants to make peace,
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#Government

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The real question is who will lead the government and to where ... and on this question a unity government headed by Netanyahu is not the answer,
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#Government

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the perception in the world was that they tried to strangle us. In Lebanon we violated this basic rule and we were unable to hold what we took.
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#Perception

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We want peace, but not at any price.
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#Peace #Israeli Statesman

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Iran poses the most serious long-term threat to regional stability.
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#Israeli Statesman #Stability

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Jerusalem and the Temple Mount are the cornerstones of Jewish identity. No Israeli prime minister will ever be able to sign a document that gives up sovereignty of the Temple Mount to the Palestinians,
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#Identity

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hopeful that, in response to our readiness to take calculated risk, without violating our national interest, that the other side will be able to show some level of flexibility and openness.
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#Interest

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At this place, Jews have prayed throughout the generations, and it is fitting that the message of brotherhood should go out from here,
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#Brotherhood

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We are filled with confidence that we will not let this opportunity get away from us. This time we will make peace and security for Israel,
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#Confidence

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I stand my ground, look reality in the eye, remove the mask from (Palestinian President Yasser) Arafat , remove the filters from the eyes of Israelis and I am ready to weigh ground-breaking ideas (for peace).
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#Reality

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Israel strives for the peace that will be reached on the negotiating table, rather than imposing the will of one side on the other,
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#Israel

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a true partner for (Yitzhak Rabin) all along his life, and the woman that carried the torch of the peace process since her husband was assassinated.
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#Life