Israel's President Peres shakes hands with a member of a Russian delegation in Jerusalem

 
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Israel's President Shimon Peres (R) shakes hands with a member of a Russian delegation in Jerusalem December 6, 2010. Members of the delegation took part in efforts to extinguish a forest fire on Mount Carmel. The forest fire that killed 42 people in northern Israel's Carmel region and triggered a broad international aid effort has been extinguished, Israeli police said on Monday. REUTERS/Nir Elias (JERUSALEM - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS)