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. Menahem Kahana, AFP photo, Pool

IN PHOTOS: World Leaders Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral

Presidents and kings, prime ministers and dukes converged on Mount Herzl, Jerusalem of Friday to pay their respect.

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.

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