Sep 28, 2016

President Barack Obama, Clinton hail legacy of Peres

President Barack Obama hailed Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, as a friend who refused to give up on the dream of peace, while former president Bill Clinton called him “a genius with a big heart.” Obama said Peres’ commitment to Israel’s security and pursuit of peace was “rooted in his own unshakeable moral foundation and unflagging optimism.

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