Saturday, June 21, 2014

'I experienced war, I tasted peace'

Pope Francis is welcomed by Israel President Shimon Peres as they arrive at the official Presidential Residence in JerusalemPope Francis talks with Israeli President Shimon Peres during an official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv
“I was young, now I am old. I experienced war, I tasted peace,” Peres said in an English portion of his statement. “Never will I forget the bereaved families, parents and children, who paid the cost of war. And all my life I shall never stop to act for peace for the generations to come. Let’s all of us join hands and make it happen.”

President Shimon Peres

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