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        11/12/2013, Kislev 9, 5774

      Peres to Philippine President: Our Hearts Go Out to You


      President Shimon Peres offered his most heartfelt condolences today (Tuesday) in a special letter to Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, following the recent typhoon which hit the country so hard. In the missive, Peres also spoke of the aid that Israel was sending, saying he hoped that it brought some degree of relief in the suffering of the storm's victims. 

      "On behalf of the people of Israel, I wish to convey the deepest condolences to the people of the Philippines, who have seen such huge loss as a result of Typhoon Haiyan. And our hearts go out to all those families who have lost loved ones to this storm," Peres wrote.