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Israeli public asked to choose logo for Obama visit

Published on Feb 18, 2013 6:06 AM
 

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's office is asking the public to choose an official logo for next month's state visit of US President Barack Obama by voting for one of three proposed designs on Facebook.

Participants have until 1400 GMT (10pm Singapore time) on Tuesday to choose their favourite design by clicking "like' on Netanyahu's Facebook page, a statement from the prime minister's office said.

One option is a Star of David made out of smaller red and blue stars on a white background and the caption "President Obama In Israel 2013 UNBREAKABLE ALLIANCE" in English and Hebrew.

Another option has the same wording with a similar image, but this time with red stripes added to the stars in a design which suggests both the US and Israeli flags, while the third goes a step further with a clear representation of the two nation's banners joined as one.

 
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