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  6/22/2014, Sivan 24, 5774

Peres: Abbas is the Best Partner We Have Ever Had

President Shim'on Peres praised Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, Sunday, for Abbas's condemnation of the recent abduction of three teenage yeshiva students at the Alon Shevut Junction in Judea.

Speaking at the Jewish Media Summit in Jerusalem, Peres said, "He is the best partner we have ever had. He made a valiant effort. He's a great leader and we must not miss the opportunity to cooperate with him."