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    President Rivlin meets US President Obama in the White House

    President Rivlin: We are very grateful for your declaration about the need to fight extremism wherever it is. We have no war with Islam, we have a war with those who use ideas to create extremism and threats to the all innocent people of the world.
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    PM Netanyahu's video address to the Saban Forum

    The terrorists are attacking in California, in Israel, or in Paris. They are attacking the very values that we hold dear - freedom, tolerance, diversity - values that make the bond between the American people and the people of Israel so strong.
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    PM Netanyahu addresses Paris Climate Conference

    The terrorists fail to realize that our common, shared values are the source of our strength - the strength we summon to overcome the pain of our losses, and the strength we summon to defeat the tyranny the terrorists seek to impose on our civilization.
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    PM Netanyahu meets with US Secretary of State Kerry

    Netanyahu: There can be no peace when we have an onslaught of terror. Israel is fighting the forces of terrorism. The entire international community should support this effort. It's everyone's battle. It's the battle of civilization against barbarism.
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    President Rivlin meets with US Secretary of State Kerry

    President Rivlin: All free nations are facing the threat of radical Islam, and all of us must work together against this great evil. At the same time, it does not take away from our duty to find a way to build trust between us and the Palestinians.
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    President Rivlin hosts event marking Chaim Herzog’s historic UN speech

    We will not allow terrorism to dictate our lives; we will neither rest nor be silent until we return the calm to the streets and to all the citizens of Israel.
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    PM Netanyahu speaks with French President Hollande

    Prime Minister Netanyahu expressed Israel's solidarity with France in the fight against terrorism, and said that both the problem and the solution are international.
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    Dep FM Hotovely extends condolences to the people of France

    The entire world is awakening to the reality of Islamic terrorism, which is motivated by an ideology that challenges the very foundations of the free world.
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    PM Netanyahu and President Rivlin on the terrorist attacks in Paris

    Terrorism is the deliberate and systematic targeting of civilians. It can never be justified. I call on the entire civilized world to unite to defeat the plague of worldwide terrorism. An attack on any one of us should be seen as an attack on all of us.
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    President Rivlin addresses Ha’aretz Israel Conference on Peace

    We must strive for broad agreement. We must not allow our harsh feelings to get the better of our common sense, or to derail efforts to reach a breakthrough where the potential exists – here and now.
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    MFA opens International Conference on Countering Radicalization and Violent Extremism

    Delegates from 41 countries and 10 regional and international organizations will attend. The conference is being hosted in cooperation with the UN Terrorism Prevention Branch and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
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    PM Netanyahu addresses Jewish Federations of North America

    I remain committed to a vision of two states for two peoples where a demilitarized Palestinian state recognizes the Jewish state, and Israel will continue to work for peace in the hope that what is not achievable today might be achievable tomorrow.
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    PM Netanyahu meets with US President Obama at the White House

    PM Netanyahu: I want to make it clear that we have not given up our hope for peace. I remain committed to a vision of peace of two states for two peoples, a demilitarized Palestinian state that recognizes the Jewish state.
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    Yitzhak Navon, Israel's 5th President, Passes Away

    The State of Israel has today lost a beloved son, a president of the people, one who never saw himself above the people, but to whom we all looked up in love and admiration.
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    President Rivlin meets with former US President Clinton

    The two spoke at length about the shared challenges posed by recent regional developments, and the impact of the situation on daily life in Israel.
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