Israeli PM Netanyahu and Israeli President Peres shake hands at the conclusion of a brief ceremony at the president's residence in Jerusalem

 
Israeli PM Netanyahu and Israeli President Peres shake hands at the conclusion of a brief ceremony at the president
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Israeli President Shimon Peres shake hands at the conclusion of a brief ceremony at the president's residence in Jerusalem February 2, 2013. Israeli President Shimon Peres on Saturday formally asked incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new governing coalition following the January 22 general election. REUTERS/Jim Hollander/Pool (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS)