Peres Calls Abbas 'True Partner' Ahead of Obama Meet

Just before the Palestinian president meets with the U.S. president on Monday, Peres says Abbas is a man of principles who opposes terrorism and violence.

President Shimon Peres expressed support for Mahmoud Abbas on Monday before the Palestinian leader’s meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House. The two men are due to discuss the faltering peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.