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MFA Press Statement: Visit of Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean to the State of Israel for the State Funeral for the late Shimon Peres, former President of Israel

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by September 30, 2016 Politics

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean attended the State Funeral for the former President of Israel, the late Shimon Peres, at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

DPM Teo said, “It was a very moving ceremony, attended by about 80 leaders, ministers and parliamentarians. The large number of dignitaries reflects Mr Peres’ contributions to Israel and the global community. The attendance of the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, was especially notable. This gives hope for the future of the Middle East Peace Process.”

DPM Teo returns to Singapore on Sunday.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore

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