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  8/7/2013, Elul 1, 5773

Peres to Visitng Congressmen: Iranians are not our Foes


  

President Shimon Peres met with the delegation of 38 US Democrat Congressmen who are on a visit to Israel on Wednesday morning. The president talked about the election results in Iran, observing "The election results in Iran prove that the sanctions are having effect and the Iranian people want a change. We must prevent Iran from becoming the hub of world terrorism. The present Iranian regime uses public funds to develop weapons instead of feeding its children. The people of Iran are not our enemies and we are not theirs."

Prime Minister met with the group Tuesday and warned them of the progress Iran is making towards manufacturing nuclear weapo