Peres: Soccer is best bridge between Israelis, Palestinians

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March 25, 2010 13:19

 
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President Shimon Peres recommended a sport-based solution to the Middle-Eastern conflict in his address before the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Thursday.

He suggested that the best bridge between Israelis and Palestinians is soccer.
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"Even in the most difficult of times there is a group of kids who play together, and that connection doesn't just stay on the field. Soccer is a very educational and communicative medium," said the president.

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