Extradrdinary efforts have been exerted by Peres in formulating peace and two states. However at every turn, his hands have been tied and actions negated by Netanyahu. Peres is a statesman but powerless. His appearance before the UN is no mare than a pawn being pushed around by Netanyahu.
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills around 30 Yemeni civilians (Reuters)
from the article: Peres can't save Netanyahu from UN debacle