Israel President Peres receives U.S. medal

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Israeli President Shimon Peres has been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Capitol. In his acceptance, Peres called peace between Israel and the Palestinians ‘the most possible impossibility.’

He also said Israelis and Palestinians share a common enemy- terrorists.

Peres said the region must come together to stop terrorism.

CCTV’s Mike Walter interviews Phyllis Bennis, director of new Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, to discuss peace in the middle east.

Phyllis Bennis talks about peace in the Middle east

Phyllis Bennis talks about peace in the Middle east

CCTV's Mike Walter interviews Phyllis Bennis, director of new Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, to discuss peace in the middle east.
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