Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak called on the president of Lebanon to make peace. “I appeal to you, President Emile Lahoud,” Barak said. “Let’s exploit the moment. Let’s talk peace.” Barak spoke at a special Knesset session held in the northern town of Kiryat Shmona. The session was intended as a show of solidarity with Israeli citizens living along the northern border with Lebanon.
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