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  6/11/2014, Sivan 13, 5774

Obama Congratulates Rivlin Over Presidential Victory

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday congratulated MK Reuven Rivlin on being elected president of Israel.

“Over more than six decades, the United States and Israel have developed a unique relationship based on shared democratic values, our unshakeable commitment to Israel’s security, and our partnership in scientific research and innovative technology,” Obama said in a statement.