WATCH LIVE: President Peres addresses European Parliament

The president is set to ask Europeans to list Hezbollah as terrorist organization and warn that time is running out for thwarting Iran’s nuclear program.

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March 12, 2013 13:00
President Shimon Peres [file photo]

President Shimon Peres 370. (photo credit: Mark Neiman/GPO)

 
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Welcome to The Jerusalem Post's live coverage of President Shimon Peres's foreign policy address to the European Parliament in Strasburg.



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Prior to standing before the 754-member parliament representing the 27 countries that are encompassed under the banner of the European Union, Peres will be welcomed by Martin Schulz, the president of the parliament, at an official state ceremony. The two will then have a private meeting before Peres mounts the podium to deliver a foreign policy speech, after which he and Shulz will conduct a media conference. They will then have lunch with 70 key figures of the European Parliament.

In his address, Peres will ask for the Europeans to list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, warn that time is running out for the thwarting of Iran’s nuclear program and caution of the dangers inherent in Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons.

The president will return home in time to host the traditional reception for the new incoming government this week.

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