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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has died

Veteran Israeli politician Shimon Peres has died aged 93. Peres served as both prime minister and President and was a key figure in negotiating the Oslo Peace Accords in 1993.

Speaking to the BBC’s Lyse Doucet in 2013, he reiterated his desire to see a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

(Photo: Shimon Peres Credit: Reuters )

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