The head of Israel Reuven Rivlin interrupted an official visit to Ukraine and returned to Israel in connection with the death of the former head of the country Shimon Peres.
Rivlin first of this week headed to Ukraine for an official visit, timed to the 75th anniversary of the tragedy of Babi Yar, where the Nazis and their local collaborators forcibly deprived of life more than 100 thousand Persons, informs news Agency referring to the Tenth channel of the Israeli television.
The Nobel peace prize winner, former head of Israel Shimon Peres has died in the night of Wednesday at the age of 93 years, never recovered from a stroke He suffered two weeks ago. Burial will be held on the last working day of the week in the morning. According to doctor p?rez, ex-President of Israel died without suffering, and after the death of corneas donated. Shimon Peres was 93. He was the most famous living Israeli politicians, and over the past five decades were in the foreground of the political life of Israel. Perez, who was born within the modern Belarus is considered the last of the Pleiades "founding fathers" of Israel, the Creator of its military-industrial complex and nuclear weapons programme, the architect of middle East peace process. It took more than ten Ministerial positions, twice led the government of Israel, 2007–2014 was the President of the country. The signing of peace agreements with the Palestinians, Peres in 1994 received the Nobel prize jointly with the then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.