President Barack Obama led the tributes by to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres who died at 93 following a massive stroke two weeks ago.
"A light has gone out, but the hope he gave us will burn forever." —@POTUS on the passing of Shimon Peres: https://t.co/kfiWabFROR pic.twitter.com/hC021MJlBD
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 28, 2016
Obama’s full statement on Peres’ death can be read here.
Shimon Peres, Nobel Peace Prize winner and a politician with a seven-decade long career, has died following a stroke, according to multiple reports
One of the great political leaders of Israel, Nobel peace prize laureate Shimon Peres, has died. He was 93 years old. He suffered a stroke two weeks ago. Israel News Agency reported the news of his death. (more…)
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, a force in the nation’s politics for decades and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, has died at 93, two weeks after suffering a stroke, according to The Jerusalem Post. Peres had been hospitalized ...
US President Obama leads tributes after former Israeli leader and Nobel laureate dies in his sleep following stroke.