President Shimon Peres sent Ramadan Eve greetings to Muslims around the globe via some 5,000 websites and blogs Arab World blogs on Wednesday. The message was yet another attempt at outreach to Arab and Muslim individuals in the hope of convincing them that Israel is interested in peace and reconciliation.
In addition Peres invited representatives of the Arabic media to a press conference at his residence with the aim of spreading his message even further. In line with this he also invited internet surfers from throughout the Arab world to put questions to him of which he would answer three at the press conference.
According to the President's spokeswoman Ayelet Frish, there were hundreds of responses.