99 Total Quotes

Ehud Barak Quotes Page 2

Ehud Barak
We are doing what we are doing here to ensure that our children ... will be left with a stronger Israel that is more secure and has a different future,
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#Children

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This 18-year tragedy is over,
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#Tragedy

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united and eternal capital of Israel.
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#Israel

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There is no failure, even though the level of expectation is very low.
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#Expectation

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This is a choice between extremism ... and putting an end to the conflict (with the Palestinians).
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#Choice

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no reason to wait.
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#Reason

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I think that the United States can contribute to the process more as a facilitator than as a kind of policeman, judge and arbitrator,
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#United States

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Maybe I made a few or maybe many tactical mistakes, ... but I did not make a mistake in the very essence of what I've ... chosen to do, namely to leave no stone unturned in order to find a way to put an end to this conflict, at the same time to be open-eyed enough to realize that it takes two to tango.
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#Mistakes

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I suggest to everyone that you look less at gestures and more at action on the ground, ... Everything will be examined according to how it is implemented, both in terms of what the Palestinians do and also as far as our own actions.
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#Action

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We found in Egypt a listening ear to the complexity of the problem, ... I clarified that we are ready to do what is necessary to achieve an agreement, but we have important interests, and an agreement will only be achieved if the other side demonstrates openness, seriousness and responsibility.
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#Complexity

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I am optimistic but I know that only with true hard work on the details will we be able to win.
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#Hard Work

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[Goldschmidt, however, said it was] a tragedy ... the national unity government that was so dramatically essential to overcome the obstacles that are ahead.
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#Government

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I have to say in anguish that we have not yet succeeded, ... because we did not find a partner that was prepared for hard decisions on all topics.
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#Anguish

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Our position is very clear, we cannot convey a political commitment from Israel to Syria before the negotiations even started,
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#Commitment

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We can just hope at a certain time he will be back, ... I would not exaggerate the immediate consequences of such a step, but of course we regret it.
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#Consequences

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If it is possible to work out a realistic plan for genuine policies (toward peace) then a unity government could be successful,
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#Government

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Israel will not accept any kind of violence or terrorism against innocent civilians,
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#Israel

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Prime Minister, you have blood on your hands.
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#Blood

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The role of Europe, with Great Britain as a central player in it, could be to create an atmosphere of support that will include our Arab partners and Israel in an environment where any advancement is somehow well accepted by the world community,
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#Atmosphere

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If I were a Palestinian of the right age, I'd eventually join one of the terrorist organizations.
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#Age And Aging #Israeli Statesman

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With the emergency situation which the country faces, the embarrassment in the parliament and the need to go on and act to reduce the violence, and for the advancement of the peace opportunities and the peace negotiations, I've decided to seek anew the confidence of the people of Israel and to receive a renewed mandate to lead the state of Israel on the way to peace, security and to a proper civic and social agenda,
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#Country

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We are a government that does not deal with niceties of language and packaging, it deals with action, ... I have no doubt that ... we will continue on this path and, in the end, the feeling will change as well.
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#Action

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We will stand firm fighting against terror until the circumstances will become right for resumption of negotiations, ... It's only negotiations and peaceful agreement that will solve the problem from its very roots.
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#Circumstances

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contingent on making some progress on the ground there. Frankly, we haven't seen that yet.
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#Progress

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I don't think that such talk helps in any way to promote the peace process,
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#Peace

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I'm sure the most important thing we need to guarantee are the lives of Israel's citizens and the future of Israel's children,
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#Future

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sign an agreement that I don't think is good.
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#Agreement

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Welcome to the Holy Land,
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#Land

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I am not dividing Jerusalem, I am going to make a determined attempt to put an end to the conflict,
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#Conflict