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  6/18/2013, Tammuz 10, 5773

Peres Meets with Dutch Foreign Minister

President Shimon Peres held a meeting on Tuesday with Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans. The meeting, held in Jerusalem, was to discuss strengthening the relationship between the two countries. "I thank you for your support and am grateful for the excellent relations between Israel and Holland," President Peres stated. Foreign Minister Timmermans expressed his support for United States Secretary of State John Kerry's push to have Israel and the Palestinian Authority hold negotiations.