Lost a key world leader in Peres: Modi

Lost a key world leader in Peres: Modi

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres and said the world has lost a key leader and friend of India.

“In former President Shimon Peres, we lost a key world leader and a friend of India. Pained by his demise. Our condolences to people of Israel,” Modi tweeted.

Peres, 93, a Nobel laureate and one of Israel’s founding fathers, died on Wednesday at a hospital outside Tel Aviv. He had been in the hospital for two weeks following a major stroke.

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