Obama: Israel will have no greater friend than the US
Joint press conference with Israeli President Peres
- Duration 11:17
- Date Mar 20, 2013
Joint press conference with Israeli President Peres
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At least right now we are all waiting a joint statement from the president as well as Israeli president Shimon Paris.
The two leaders just wrapping up their meeting and here they come right on time stepping up to the podium where they will make a joint statement.
We're keeping an eye on this let's listen to the two presidents as they speak.
-- President Obama.
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And polled the people of his.
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-- -- -- -- -- -- And see -- -- -- unity.
And discussed it too often we've been pretty.
After the meeting we just said.
Under -- global confidence.
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And for many grown sleepless nights there's been -- limbo of them -- -- spend caring.
For our country.
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Million divided we -- Vision may unite them.
There's a common vision.
-- and I didn't us.
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To bring peace close up as soon as possible.
The greatest danger is in no -- a new grill you know I'm so -- said so you do.
We've crossed to a policy.
Who throws by you -- admitted that it.
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We think -- statement.
That both -- -- options remain on the table.
You have made it clear and determined that action is -- upon pain but the program.
Bill trying to get out to -- stubborn negotiations with the Palestinians.
Build it dignity.
That would roll using tools state pulled it -- -- -- solution.
There is no better one Moehler -- -- -- on.
Because it out of the president of the Palestinian Authority double Muslim.
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In that their -- to -- that role and bring peace.
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Continues to stop acquired bombs and -- house civilians.
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We prayed it didn't become as the other thing.
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But then ghosts who believe in peace.
We've been caught I believe.
You're good but he.
Who came -- us with a clear message that Norman showed that skepticism.
We knew that they.
They've fusion that states clearly that Greece is not -- -- -- -- -- -- -- There is no other way committed if you -- a bit so those small bit of -- -- to make it possible.
You'll resume -- -- step.
In that better option.
-- and -- through all the way thanks.
Well thank you president Phares for you or very generous words and you'll warm welcome.
It is wonderful to be here -- once again.
First visited you when I was still senator.
And have -- -- -- to visit the lovely garden and for me to be able to bring.
Free from the United States that will.
Find a home in -- garden I think is symbolic of another -- of friendship between our two nations but between the two of us personally you know.
President tell you what's remarked that it prime minister's job is to -- President's job is to charm.
Well as with all our lives together I have once -- the succumb to to your charms and I'm grateful to your -- -- -- It is wonderful to be back.
In Jerusalem this eternal city.
And I'm pleased to begin my visit where they son of Israel who's devoted his life to keeping -- real strong and sustaining the bonds between our two nations.
You know president Peres knows that this is a work of generations.
Just as he joined the struggle for Israeli independence in his early twenties.
Is always looking ahead.
Connecting with a young people and especially.
-- grateful for the time be allowed me to share with those -- extraordinary.
-- boys and girls.
Their dreams are much the same as children everywhere.
In another sense though their lives reflect the difficult realities that Israelis face every single day.
They want to be safe there won't be free from rockets that hit their homes are -- schools.
They want a world where science and technology is.
Created to build and not destroy.
I want to live in peace free from terror and threats that are so often -- of the Israeli people.
That's the future that they deserve.
That's the vision that is shared by both our nations and that is.
Shimon -- -- work.
And as president Michelle by they have such fond memories of your visit to White House last spring when I was honored to have.
Present you with the America's highest civilian honor or medal of freedom.
And that metal was attribute your extraordinary life in which you held virtually every position and the Israeli government.
So to there was another opportunity for me to benefit from the presence perspective on a whole range of topics from -- -- changes that are taking place across the region.
To the perils of a nuclear armed Iran to the imperatives of peace.
Between Israelis and Palestinians.
To the promise.
Digital age and I should note that one of the advantages of talking to.
Not only does the good to have.
Astonishing -- but he's also pretty practical minded politician.
Consistently as good advice in terms of how we -- approach many of these problems.
I reaffirmed to president Peres says I work as I will throughout my visit.
In this work.
The State of Israel will have no greater friend -- the United States and the work we do -- our time.
We'll make it more likely -- the children.
That we saw today alongside children from throughout the region that have the opportunity for security.
And peace and prosperity.
-- this obligation.
To future generations.
I think was well symbolized by the tree planting that.
We started our meeting what.
Have to tell Morton recover the story according to -- American worker.
Who saw Amanda planning a cure treat any ask the -- how long before this tree yields -- To which the man responded seventy years.
And so horny after you're sure -- be alive.
And another seventy years to say.
In the matter replied.
What I came into the world -- found a -- troops.
As my forefathers.
-- it for me so like planned for my children.
The president for us southern understands that story well.
And so we want all thank you for all of us did you plan to.
The -- of progress the seeds of security.
Seeds of peace.
Overseas you have helps not only Israel -- but also.
The relationship between our two nations -- and I believe that if we tend to them.
If we nurture them.
They will yield -- and every hill and valley of this land not only for the children met today but.
Four Israelis for Palestinians.
For Arabs across the region.
That's not only good for the children -- of this region but it's good for my children and the children of America.
I deeply believe it and I.
Couldn't ask for.
A more wise.
Partner -- that process.
I'm very grateful for us tell -- and I look forward to our continued work in the future.
-- -- -- -- women -- isn't.
What the president of the state of seasonal and the president of the United States of America.
Exit their -- thank you very much.
You like to know what was said behind the scenes the president of Israel Shimon Peres and President Obama -- lots of nice things in.
Front of the media and those who are assembled there.
But there are some thorny issues between the two countries right now.
And may be those were expressed in private it's difficult to know.