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Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres

Then-Israeli President Shimon Peres gives an interview at his home in Jerusalem on July 15, 2014.

 (Dan Balilty / Associated Press)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, from left, former President Shimon Peres and President Reuven Rivlin in Jaffa, Israel, on July 21, 2016.

 (Dan Balilty / Associated Press)
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President Obama awards Israeli President Shimon Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on June 13, 2012.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, center, and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, left, leave a meeting in the Gaza Strip on Sept. 26, 2001.
Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, center, and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, left, leave a meeting in the Gaza Strip on Sept. 26, 2001.  (Ahmed Jadallah / Associated Press )
Peres, then Israeli president, welcomes Pope Benedict XVI to Israel on May 11, 2009.
Peres, then Israeli president, welcomes Pope Benedict XVI to Israel on May 11, 2009.  (Pier Paolo Cito / Associated Press )
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Prime Minister Shimon Peres, right, meets with opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Feb. 12, 1996.

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Prime Minister Shimon Peres, also serving as the country’s defense minister, is greeted by a military honor guard as he arrives at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv on Nov. 23, 1995.

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Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat, left, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, second from left, and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, right, receive their Nobel Peace Prize from Francis Sejersted, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, in Oslo on Dec. 10, 1994.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres signs the historic Israel-PLO Oslo Accords on Palestinian autonomy in the occupied territories in a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C. as Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, an unidentified aide, President Bill Clinton and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat look watch on Sept. 13, 1993.

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Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, right, views an honor guard, accompanied by Egyptian Prime Minister Ali Lutfy, as he arrives in Alexandria, Egypt, for a meeting with President Hosni Mubarak in 1986.

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Prime Minister Shimon Peres checks out a fighter jet during a tour of an Israeli Aircraft plant in Tel Aviv on Feb. 7, 1985.

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Defense Minister Shimon Peres, second from left, attends the funeral of Lt. Col. Yonatan Netanyahu, co-commander of an Israeli commando raid on a hijacked plane in Uganda, at his grave in Jerusalem on July 5, 1976. Some faces were painted out by censors for security seasons.

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Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, center, shakes hands with former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir after their final political talks in Jerusalem on Nov. 21, 1977. At right is Shimon Peres.

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Defense Minister Shimon Peres, left, congratulates Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Feb. 23, 1977, in Tel Aviv after learning that Rabin was elected by members of the ruling Labor Party to represent it in the May 17 general elections.

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