World leaders to arrive in Israel for Friday funeral of Shimon Peres

Obama, Prince Charles and Hillary and Bill Clinton are among those due to pay their last respects to the veteran statesman.

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September 28, 2016 08:00

Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv

Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv

 
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World leaders are expected to arrive in Israel in the coming days to attend Shimon Peres’s funeral on Friday.

Peres, former president, former prime minister, former defense minister, former foreign minister, former minister of eight other ministries, the last surviving member of Israel’s founding fathers, and winner of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize died early Wednesday after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. He was 93.

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