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Shimon Peres: Key facts

Shimon Peres, former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died on Wednesday aged 93. Here are key facts about him: - Oslo accords - Peres was one of the architects of the Oslo peace accords with the Palestinians, reached in 1993 and 1995. The agreements provided for limited Palestinian autonomy and were intended to lead to a final peace agreement. Peres was foreign minister under his Labour party rival Yitzhak Rabin.
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