Runner-up Meir Sheetrit praised Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday for his win in the presidential elections. saying it was an honorable outcome.
Likud's Rivlin and Hatnuah's Sheetrit faced off in the second round of voting for Peres' successor, after three other candidates were knocked out in the first round. Peres steps down in July, after seven years. (Ynetnews)