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Peres made honorary citizen of Italian city, promotes peace
By JPOST.COM STAFF
05/01/2013
President Shimon Peres received honorary citizenship as a demonstration of peace from the Italian city of Assisi Wednesday during his visit to the country.

Peres was presented the honor during a festive celebration attended by hundreds of Franciscan monks.

"The leaders of all faiths can make a significant contribution to peace," Peres said addressing ceremony attendees. "Peace is the best solution against terrorism and threats - I have always believed in peace."
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