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  אדר 20, 5774 , 20/02/14

Peres to Award Merkel 'Presidential Medal of Distinction'

Next Tuesday President Shimon Peres is scheduled to award German Chancellor Angela Merkel Israel's 'Presidential Medal of Distinction'.

Spokespeople from the Presidential Residence disclosed that the German Chancellor is receiving the award for her "unwavering committment to Israel's security, her promotion of educating the public against anti-Semitism and racism, and for her extraordinary and moral leadership."

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