Netanyahu discusses forthcoming elections with Peres

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday with President Shimon Peres, discussing forthcoming national elections and security issues.
Netanyahu said "There are many issues on the agenda... Even during this short election period that lies in front of us, my main concern will continue to be strengthening the security of citizens of the state of Israel and bolstering the economy," according to Israel Radio.
Peres said "I pray that the election period will be an example of democracy and civility, without slander, with cross-party respect."