Greenpeace International praised Israel’s stand on whaling. Last month, Israel signed an accord against the controversial practice, helping opponents defeat Japan’s efforts to loosen up the ban at a meeting of the International Whaling Commission. Sources in Jerusalem said Greenpeace recently wrote Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Environment Minister Gideon Ezra, praising them for their “pivotal role” in maintaining the ban.
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