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Israel: Netanyahu and Rivlin pay respects to former President Shimon Peres

9 29.09.2016 Инфо

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein laid wreaths at the casket of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in front of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, in Jerusalem on Thursday.
Members of the public will have the chance to pay their final respects to Peres, as his body will lie in state at the Knesset, on Thursday. The public will be able to visit to pay their respects during the day before his funeral on Friday.
Peres died at the age of 93 early Wednesday morning, after being hospitalised for a stroke on Tuesday, September 13.