Israeli President Shimon Peres, declared on Thursday, after the meeting with his Romanian counterpart, Traian Basescu, that Basescu is one of the most responsible leader of our times. He underlined that when he says yes, it is a yes and viceversa.

Peres said that Basescu took a responsible position towards Iran and a positive position to encourage peace between the Israeli and Palestianians. Referring to Romania, he said that he is well aware of the economic problems of the country.

Peres said that he visited Romania three times and each time he saw a different country: today, Romania is part of Europe, Peres said.