CFI mourns passing of Shimon Peres

By September 28 2016, 09:47 Latest News No Comments

shimon-peresFormer President of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shimon Peres, passed away today at the age of 93.

Mourning the passing of Shimon Peres, CFI Parliamentary Chairman Rt. Hon. Sir Eric Pickles MP and CFI’s Honorary President Lord Polak CBE said:

“Shimon Peres was a giant.

“Israel’s last living founding father, Shimon played a role in every defining moment in the country’s history during his six decades of public service.

“Revered in Israel and beyond as a man of great vision, the Nobel Peace Prize winner will be best remembered for his efforts to find a lasting peace with Israel’s neighbours.

“He will be sorely missed.”

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