Former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres passed away in the early hours of this morning at the age of 93.
While the country mourns the loss of a leader, tributes have been pouring in from all over the world, and plans are underway for a huge gathering of world leaders at his state funeral to take place on Friday morning.
Some of the best tributes and responses are below:
— White House Archived (@ObamaWhiteHouse) September 28, 2016
— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) September 28, 2016
Laureen & I are saddened to learn of the passing of dear friend Shimon Peres. Our sincere condolences to his family & the people of Israel.
— Stephen Harper (@stephenharper) September 28, 2016
Condolences to the people of Israel on the passing of Shimon Peres, a true visionary whose efforts for peace will never be forgotten. 🇮🇱
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 28, 2016