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  Cheshvan 6, 5773 , 22/10/12

Bulgarian President, Foreign Minister in Jerusalem

President Rosen Asenov Plevneliev of Bulgaria is visiting Israel, accompanied by Foreign Minister Nikoly Mladenov. The two are scheduled to meet Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, after the president holds a joint news conference at the Knesset with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin.

The president's day will start at 9:30 a.m., when he meets his Israeli counterpart, Shim'on Peres at the Presidential Residence. The two will deliver statements and an agreement on cooperation in the field of Holocaust remembrance will be signed.

President Plevneliev will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution around 3:00 p.m., and is scheduled to plant a tree about an hour later, in the Grove of Nations in the Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael-Jewish National Fund's Jerusalem Forest.

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