Peretz and UK Opposition leader tour n. border

British Conservative Party Leader David Cameron toured Israel's northern border with Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Friday. During the tour, Peretz emphasized the various strategic dangers Israel faced - specifically along the northern border - as well as the Iranian threat and the "alarming" reinforcement of Hamas and Hizbullah. Peretz raised the issue of the kidnapped IDF soldiers and stressed the importance of discussing the subject with top ranking international leaders in the hope of securing their release.