70 Total Quotes

Silvan Shalom Quotes

It is time to put an end to conspiracy theories against Israel,
Silvan Shalom
#Israel

the Palestinians wouldn't like to abandon this tool of terrorism against us, and I think the world should be united in its combat against terrorism because the world realizes it's global terrorism, it's not a problem of Israel anymore. Terrorism can hit anyone and everywhere.
Silvan Shalom
#Terrorism

proves once again how little is being done by the Palestinians to stop terrorism against us. We will not tolerate a continuation of a campaign of violence against our people.
Silvan Shalom
#Terrorism

One has to remember, ... that until 2000 there were representations here in Israel from Morocco , Tunisia , Qatar and Oman . There is no reason that they, and other countries, will not take positive steps.
Silvan Shalom
#Israel

I am sure that this meeting will be followed by more meetings in the future. We hope that finally it will lead to full diplomatic relations with Pakistan as we would like it with all Muslim and Arab countries,
Silvan Shalom
#Future

I am sure that this meeting will be followed by more meetings in the future. We hope that finally it will lead to full diplomatic relations with Pakistan as we would like it with all Muslim and Arab countries.
Silvan Shalom
#Future

There is no taboo after this assassination and no one of the Palestinian leaders has immunity anymore, ... It shows once again the necessity to collect the illegal weapons and to dismantle the infrastructure of terrorist organizations.
Silvan Shalom
#Assassination

There is no taboo after this assassination, and no one of the Palestinian leaders has immunity,
Silvan Shalom
#Assassination

We will continue to work so that it does not run in the elections,
Silvan Shalom
#Elections

Starting from that moment, all the responsibility will devolve onto the Egyptians and also the multinational force, which is supposed to supervise,
Silvan Shalom
#Force

If we go forward and there will be an open passage from Rafah into Egypt and vice versa, we will need supervision of a third party. We will discuss as a possibility European Union involvement ... I'm much in favor of it,
Silvan Shalom
#Vice

We reached an agreement with the Egyptians and the Palestinians that we will wait six more months before we consider the opening of the Rafah passage for two ways,
Silvan Shalom
#Agreement

We are close to a split and when the house is on fire, you have to do everything possible to extinguish the flames,
Silvan Shalom
#Fire

I wish to particularly thank President Musharraf for his courage in promoting peace and moderation in our region and in general.
Silvan Shalom
#Courage

It could happen, ... But we need to see a timetable ? how we will start the peace process and how we will end.
Silvan Shalom
#Peace

According to our people, security and intelligence, they are very, very close. It may be only six months before they will have that full knowledge.
Silvan Shalom
#Intelligence

I am trying very hard to improve relations with the Arab and the Muslim world,
Silvan Shalom
#Trying

They need us for bringing pooling booths, they need us to give voters freedom of movement, to cancel those roadblocks and checkpoints, ... And we're not going to do it because Hamas is a terrorist organization that calls for the destruction of Israel.
Silvan Shalom
#Freedom

We will not cooperate with [Hamas's] desire to participate in the forthcoming Palestinian elections, ... And we call on the international community to make clear its own opposition to the inclusion of such terrorists in the democratic process. If Gaza is indeed to be the positive model we all wish to see, then it is those who promote dialogue – not violence – who must be empowered.
Silvan Shalom
#Desire

We will not allow Hamas to take part in the elections.
Silvan Shalom
#Elections

Israel will never agree to the return of Palestinian refugees to the territory of the state of Israel,
Silvan Shalom
#Israel

That would be the end of the state of Israel, and I think here there is practically complete consensus among all citizens of the state.
Silvan Shalom
#Israel

doesn't make it easier because there is no leader now in the Labor Party that can deal with us.
Silvan Shalom
#Labor

You are a very good friend of Israel, but more than that, you are a very good friend of peace, ... You have done everything you can in order to have better time, better future in our region, to have more stability, to bring hope to our peoples there.
Silvan Shalom
#Israel

In this situation, of course I can't vote for this agreement. I will see what they (Palestinians) will do in the near future,
Silvan Shalom
#Agreement

This is a country of all its citizens, and the economy also belongs to all Israelis. Anyone who fails to understand that, anyone who tries to defend their own little patch of territory, will soon find out that there is nothing to defend,
Silvan Shalom
#Country

The first priority is the Palestinian elections which will hopefully bring about a Palestinian leadership with whom we can sit down and address all the issues on our agenda,
Silvan Shalom
#Elections

These elections are an internal Palestinian matter, but I have reassured the secretary today that Israel will do everything in its power to ensure their smooth running.
Silvan Shalom
#Elections

This government will not march or walk in two tracks in the same time in parallel. I mean terror by day and negotiation by night. If these terrorist contacts will continue, I think that we won't be able to continue at the same time with the peace process.
Silvan Shalom
#Government

[Killing Arafat] is not the official policy of the Israeli government, ... It was never before, and we don't speak about any killing, we didn't speak about it before, and we don't speak about it today.
Silvan Shalom
#Government