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  Av 4, 5767 , 19/07/07

Peres Meets Chinese Envoy, Offers Medical Research Help

President Shimon Peres told the visiting Chinese Ambassador to the Middle East, Sun Bi Gan, that he will help "in establishing a special team in the field of medicine [with] the best minds in Israel and in China to cooperate in research, development and implementation of new technologies in bio-technology and medicine."

President Peres also discussed Syria, saying that if it wants true peace, "there is no substitute for direct negotiations between it and Israel which will open with a meeting between the leaders and will symbolize mutual recognition."

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