IN PHOTOS: World Leaders Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral

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U.S. President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin stand during the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016.
U.S. President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin stand during the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016.Credit: Menahem Kahana, AFP photo, Pool
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World leaders on Friday bid farewell to the last leader of Israel’s founding generation, Shimon Peres, celebrating the former president and prime minister at his funeral and voicing regret for the fact that he did not live to see a two-state solution with the Palestinians.

British former prime ministers Tony Blair (R) and David Cameron attend the funeral of former Israeli president and prime minister Shimon Peres.Credit: AFP / Abir Sultan
French President Francois Hollande (C) attends the funeral of former Israeli president and prime minister Shimon Peres at the Mount Herzl national cemetery in Jerusalem on September 30, 2016.Credit: AFP / Abir Sultan
German President Joachim Gauck (C) sits next to his counterparts Poland's Andrzej Duda (R) and Cyprus' Nicos Anastasiades during the funeral of former Israeli president and prime minister Shimon PeresCredit: AFP / Abir Sultan
Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (L) sits next to Spain's King Felipe VI during the burial ceremony of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.Credit: AFP / Abir Sultan
President of Romania Klaus Iohannis (C) attends the funeral ceremony of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem September 30, 2016.Credit: Reuters / Abir Sultan
Britain's Prince Charles at former President Shimon Peres' funeral at Mount Herzl in the capital, September 30, 2016.Credit: Abir Sultan, AFP
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton attends the burial ceremony of former Israeli president Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem on September 30, 2016.Credit: Ronen Zvulun, AFP, Pool
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, European Council President Donald Tusk and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis attend former Israeli President Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem. Credit: Abir Sultan, AFP

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