Conservatives mourn loss of “believer in peace” Shimon Peres

By September 28 2016, 15:54 Latest News No Comments

peresLeading Conservatives have joined Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in paying tribute to Shimon Peres, who died today at 93 years of age.

Former Prime Minister David Cameron mourned the news of Mr Peres’s death, stating on Twitter: “One of the founding fathers of Israel and a believer in peace has left us. Today we mourn the loss of a great man”.

Conservative MP  for Harrow East and CFI Officer Bob Blackman, wrote on his Twitter account: “Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93 RIP – sad news, the passing of a true peacemaker”.

Conservative MP and CFI Officer Will Quince joined tributes on Twitter, stating: “Sad to hear of the passing of Shimon Peres overnight. A founding father of Israel, twice PM, President and Nobel Peace prize recipient. RIP”.

Maria Caulfield MP, who is currently in Israel on a CFI delegation said: “Very sad to hear of the death of Shimon Peres. Condolences to his family and to the people of Israel”.

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