Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a letter of condolences Wednesday to the family of former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday. Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93.
In the letter, Abbas expressed his sadness and sorrow, saying that Peres was a partner in making peace with late PLO President Yasser Arafat and late Prime Minister Rabin. He added that Peres exerted intensvie efforts to make peace since the Oslo Accords and until the last moment of his life.
Peres received the Noble Peace Prize in 1994 alongside Arafat and Rabin.