President Peres conducted a diplomatic work meeting with the Foreign Minister of Holland, Mr. Frans Timmermans. During the meeting the two discussed strengthening the diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Foreign Minister expressed to President Peres the importance of the initiative by John Kerry to restart negotiations and Holland's support for the two state solution. President Peres thanked Foreign Minister Timmermans and said, "I thank you for your support and am grateful for the excellent relations between Israel and Holland." Foreign Minister Timmermans conveyed an invitation from the King of Holland for President Peres to visit Holland.