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First Look World leaders pay respects ahead of Shimon Peres’s funeral

Ahead of Shimon Peres's memorial service, which will be held on Friday, world leaders have paid their respects to a statesman whose seven-decade career helped lead the country in both war and peace.

Oded Balilty/AP

On Thursday, thousands of Israelis and dozens of foreign leaders gathered in Jerusalem to pay respects to statesman Shimon Peres, whose casket lay in state outside the Knesset, Israel's parliament.

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