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  Iyar 4, 5772 , 26/04/12

President Pushes for Accelerated Peace Process

President Shim'on Peres hosted a reception, Thursday evening, for ambassadors and consuls in honor of Israel's 64th birthday as a modern state. Also taking part were military attaches, leaders of Middle East peacekeeping forces, ethnic leaders and other high-ranking guests.

During remarks to the gathering, Peres stressed the importance of speeding up the diplomatic process with the Palestinian Authority and changes in the region.

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