Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres was a respected statesman - Mahama

Mr Peres's condition had deteriorated after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.

  • Published:
President John Mahama with former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres play

President John Mahama with former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

President John Mahama has described the former Israeli Prime Minister and president Shimon Peres as a respected statesman who worked endlessly for world peace.

Peres was the ninth President of Israel, serving from 2007 to 2014.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres play

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

Mr Peres won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 for his role in negotiating the Oslo peace accords with the Palestinians a year earlier, a prize he shared with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

READ ALSO: Police will deal with war mongers - Supt. Cephas Arthur warns

He died in a hospital near Tel Aviv early on Wednesday, September 28.

 

Some of the world's most powerful figures will be at the service in Jerusalem on Friday, including US President Barack Obama.

Mr Peres's condition had deteriorated after suffering a stroke some weeks ago.

He was one of the last of a generation of Israeli politicians present at the nation's birth in 1948.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233547385856, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 EC Confusion Majority Leader reveals petition to remove EC boss part of...bullet
2 Confusion at EC Amadu Sulley accused of ‘illegally’ taking GHC6m from...bullet
3 Confusion at EC EC chair accuses her deputy of signing illegal...bullet
4 Diplomatic Ties Ghana's new ambassador to US meets Trumpbullet
5 Ghana Police Service IGP reshuffles top officersbullet
6 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment...bullet
7 Western Region Soldier arrested for blackmailing lover with...bullet
8 Law and Order IGP tells officers "to deal ruthlessly" with...bullet
9 Confusion at EC Charlotte Osei accuses her deputies of...bullet
10 Confusion at EC Peace Council wades into EC...bullet

Top Videos

1 WATCH Kennedy Agyapong dances wildly to hip hop song in hilarious videobullet
2 Watch Adwoa Safo claims credit for Mahama's projectbullet
3 Prophecy Hundreds will die in floods in 2017 – Prophet revealsbullet
4 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu...bullet
5 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head...bullet
6 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
7 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
8 Capt. Mahama's Death The account of this 10-year-old will...bullet
9 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
10 Lynched Soldier Residents of Denkyira-Obuasi mourn...bullet

News