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  11/9/2012, Cheshvan 24, 5773

After Visit, Peres Hails Russia for Stance on Iran

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Friday hailed a "determined" stance from Russia on Iran's nuclear program and said Moscow's position on a range of issues was close to Israel's.

"The positions of the Russians are much more complex than what we think --more, let's say, on Israel's side on a lot of issues," Peres told Israel's Army Radio in Moscow at the end of a four-day visit during which he held talks with President Vladimir Putin.

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