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  12/4/2012, Kislev 20, 5773

Peres Welcomes Pope to Twitter

President Shimon Peres welcomes Pope Benedict the 16th to Twitter Monday night, tweeting, "Welcome to Twitter, the relations between Israel and the Vatican are better than ever and will provide the basis for peace in the world."
The president also extended these warn wished to the Vatican's new ambassador to Israel during an official ceremony for incoming new ambassadors.