PM congratulates Peres on US Presidential Medal of Freedom
June 14, 2012 09:10
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.