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Thousands of Israelis file past coffin of former president Peres

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis filed past the flag-draped coffin of Shimon Peres outside parliament on Thursday, honoring the former president and prime minister who won worldwide praise for his efforts in peace talks with the Palestinians.
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