Last remaining seats to the Jpost 2017 Annual Conference! Get your special offer now

Peres to Rubio: You represent the future

By
February 20, 2013 19:29

"You represent the future, I represent the past," President Shimon Peres told Marco Rubio, the Republican Senator for Florida when the two met on Wednesday evening.

Peres noted that as a man of (almost) 90, he represented history whereas Rubio, as a young man represents the future.



Peres was unaware of Rubio's exact age, till the Senator told him: "I'm 41, but I feel 42."

Tapped as being the possible Republican nominee in the next Presidential elections, Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants to the US is visiting Israel for the second time.  The first time a little over two years ago, was a private visit with his wife, following his election to the Senate.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
April 23, 2017
First French election ballots cast in Paris

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 14 - 23
    Beer Sheva
    15 - 21
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 10 - 18
    Jerusalem
    14 - 18
    Haifa
  • 17 - 32
    Elat
    16 - 25
    Tiberias