Peres to Clinton: Two-state solution is your gift to Israel

June 19, 2013 11:26


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President Shimon Peres on Wednesday honored former US president Bill Clinton with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, stating that the "two-state solution is your gift to Israel."

At the fifth Presidential Conference in Jerusalem, Peres stated: "Your work laid the foundations which will one day bring peace to our region – the two-state solution."Peres addressed the crowd, and his former counterpart, opening his speech stating: "My dearest friend President Bill Clinton - and when I call you my friend I know that I speak for the entire people of Israel."

"Your unwavering commitment to the Jewish people and your moving support for Israel will always be cherished by each and every one of us," Peres said.

Awarding Clinton with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he said: "Through this modest gesture, the entirety of my country and my people thank you for your support, for your care, for your friendship."

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