President Shimon Peres attended the 60th anniversary of the northern town of Kiryat Shmona on Thursday evening.
"Kiryat Shmona is not just a city in Israel," the president said.
Peres described the city which was on the front line in the Second Lebanon War as "a symbol of resilience and heroism - and of the success of standing strong against all odds."
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