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Israel's Netanyahu launches election campaign

Prime Minister tells supporters that radical Islam poses huge challenges to Israel.
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2012 01:10

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has officially launched his campaign for next month's general election.

It is a joint election campaign alongside former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Netanyahu told supporters that radical Islam poses huge challenges to Israel. He also, once again, criticised Iran and its nuclear programme.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

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