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President Shimon Peres. Photo by GPO
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President Shimon Peres was hosted as the guest of honor on Tuesday at the Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley, for the celebratory launch of his international Facebook page, together with the founder of the social network, Mark Zuckerberg.

Zuckerberg was expected to be the first Facebook user to press 'like' on Peres' page, from his own personal computer.

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The festivities began at 7 P.M. Israel time (9 A.M. P.S.T.), with a live press conference with web surfers from around the world. Peres and Zuckerberg will launch the page officially at 8 P.M. Israel time (10 A.M. P.S.T.).

The Israeli president has invited Facebook users around the world to 'like' his page and post their own suggestions for advancing world peace.

Click here Peres'  and here to see his new international page.