PM congratulates Peres on US Presidential Medal of Freedom
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday congratulated President Shimon Peres on having received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from US President Barack Obama.
In a phone conversation between Netanyahu and Peres, the prime minister told the president that he was "joining a select and honored list" and that he was worthy of the Medal of Freedom.
Netanyahu added that the granting of he medal was both a great honor for Peres and for the State of Israel.
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