But Iran most certainly considers Israel to be its enemy.
Peres has always been so left and so conceited as to believe that if he says something, it is so. It's delusional and dangerous. Iran has repeatedly vowed to wipe Israel off the map, calling it a cancer, a wound, vermin, etc.
In other words, Peres is an idiot.
The quisling has given Israel's enemies in the notoriously antisemitic Muslim world and on the left the Jewish spokesperson, the front man, so to speak, to rationalize Iran's continuing enrichment of uranium for nuclear weapons.
Flashback photo: Nazi Party Representatives attend a 1933 Berlin Jewish Community charity drive gathering -- On December 20, 1933, three thousand Jews attended the first official Jewish gathering in which uniformed Nazis participated. The mass meeting was arranged by the Berlin Jewish community.
UPDATE: Dan F. calls Peres Israel's madman in the attic, "As long as Israel, and Israelis, elevate toxic men like Shimon Peres to elite status, the fate of the country and its people will always hang by a thread."
"Peres: I would meet Rouhani; Iran is not an enemy" The Times of Israel, December 8, 2013 (thanks to Kenny Solomon)
Israeli president, speaking at Tel Aviv business conference, argues enemies are defined by their ‘policy’ — which can change
Israel’s president said Sunday he was willing to meet his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.