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President Obama says Shimon Peres ‘never saw his dream of peace fulfilled’

Obama and other world leaders hailed Peres for his vision and his leadership in securing a strong defense. But they also spoke of his never-ending quest for peace. Obama said Peres understood the Palestinians must be seen as equal in dignity to Jews and therefore must be equal in self-determination. Continue reading ? The post President Obama says Shimon Peres ‘never saw his dream of peace fulfilled’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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