Silvan Shalom

Hawkish Israeli minister Silvan Shalom favours restart of peace talks

By Orlando Radice, June 22, 2015

Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom has said that he is in favour of a resumption of negotiations towards a two-state solution as soon as the world powers’ talks with Iran have come to a conclusion.

The minister, who would head up any such diplomatic process with the Palestinians, said: “We want to resume negotiations but it takes two to tango.”

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No sex charge for Energy Minister Silvan Shalom

By JC Reporter, March 27, 2014

Police are expected to close an investigation into sex offence allegations against Israel’s Energy Minister Silvan Shalom — but his presidential campaign may have suffered a terminal blow nonetheless.

A woman identified only as M, a former Science Ministry employee, complained last week that he had pressured her to have sexual relations with her in his Jerusalem hotel room in 1998.

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