WJC News Update – Lauder thanks Mexican president for being supportive of Israel, urges him to play a role in Mideast peace process

WJC News Update – Lauder thanks Mexican president for being supportive of Israel, urges him to play a role in Mideast peace process

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News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 16 August 2013

World Jewish Congress leadership meets with Mexican President Peña Nieto

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder thanked Enrique Peña Nieto for being supportive of Israel and urged Mexico to play a role in Middle East peace process.

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