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  12/24/2012, Tevet 11, 5773

Peres Congratulates Kerry on Secretary of State Nomination

President Shimon Peres phoned Senator John Kerry on Sunday and congratulated him over his impending appointment as U.S. Secretary of State.

"Israel is satisfied with your appointment. I'm sure you will be able to deal with the challenges in the Middle East," Peres told Kerry.