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Obama Honors Israel’s Peres with Medal of Freedom

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has presented Israeli President Shimon Peres with the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, during a formal dinner at the White House. Mr. Obama Wednesday praised the 88-year-old Peres, a former prime minister, as “the essence of Israel itself — an indomitable spirit that will not be denied,” in the […]

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