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Peres Goes to India and China

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres left Sunday morning for India and China to solidify business ties with those two countries.

He is accompanied on his weeklong trip by a group of top Israeli businessmen.

In India, Peres is expected to sign agreements in areas of technology, culture, aviation and tourism.

In China, Peres will open a faculty in international relations, dedicated to David Ben-Gurion, at Beijing University and will be awarded an honorary doctorate.