India ‘greatest show of co-existence’: Israeli president

Describing it as the "greatest show of co-existence", Israeli President Shimon Peres on Tuesday said India can teach many countries of the world how to deal with delicate problems without compromising on freedom.

"India represents the new world in a unique sense. Traditionally democracies were trying to bring equality to all walks of life, today there is a change. Democracy wants to enable every country to have the equal right to be different; it's a collection of differences," Peres said.

Speaking at a ceremony at his official residence where India's new envoy Jaideep Sarkar presented his credentials, Peres said, "I think India is the greatest show of how so many differences in language, sects can coexist facing great suffering and keeping full freedom."

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