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        2/28/2013, Adar 18, 5773

      5 New Ambassadors Present Credentials

      The new ambassadors of Chile, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zambia presented their credentials to President Shim'on Peres, Thursday morning, to mark the start of their service in Israel. The ambassadors thanked Peres for the right to serve here and strenthen ties with their respective countries. They also expressed their hope to develop technological and strategic connections.

      The president wished them success, adding, "Israel is faced with strategic and diplomatic challenges - I hope that we will expand our cooperation with your countries."