Biden: Peres is a 'legendary friend of the USA'

June 26, 2014 17:59

US Vice President Joseph Biden praised President Shimon Peres as a "legendary friend of the United States  of America," at a US Congress ceremony honoring Peres on Thursday.

Biden said that Peres "almost single-handedly willed into existence a strong proud Israel defense establishment, but at the same time has worked indefatigably for peace.

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