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President Obama (center) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (left) shake hands as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a welcoming ceremony upon Mr. Obama's arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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President Obama (center) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (left) shake hands as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a welcoming ceremony upon Mr. Obama's arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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