PM congratulates Peres on US Presidential Medal of Freedom

By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.

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