Peres helped build Indo-Israel ties: Sonia

Peres helped build Indo-Israel ties: Sonia

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday mourned the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, saying he gave strength and goodwill to Indo-Israeli relationship.

Describing him as a defining political figure, Gandhi said in a condolence message that Peres would be remembered as a steadfast pacifist and a believer in peace and coexistence.

She said Peres’ tenure as Israeli President added strength and goodwill to Indo-Israeli relationship.

Peres, 93, a Nobel laureate and one of Israel’s founding fathers, died on Wednesday.

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