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February 26, 2013

NJDC Statement on Hagel SecDef Confirmation

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WASHINGTON, DC- The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) issued the following statement in response to former Senator Chuck Hagel’s confirmation to serve as the next Defense Secretary:

“NJDC congratulates Senator Chuck Hagel’s confirmation to be Secretary of Defense. We were encouraged by and applaud Senator Hagel’s statements during the nomination process in strong support of preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons and against a policy of containment as well as his clear understanding of the importance of achieving the two-state solution. We know Secretary Hagel will support President Obama on these issues that are critically important to the Jewish community.”