U.S. President Barack Obama, second right, pauses on the tarmac as he arrives on Air Force One at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders gathered in Israel Friday for the funeral of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli prime minister and president whose pursuit of an elusive peace with the Palestinians won international embrace.Obama and Netanyahu were to deliver eulogies at the cemetery, which overlooks the occupied Jerusalem forest and a verdant valley, in what could be an opportunity for the president to encourage Israelis and Palestinians to revive peacemaking.Britain's Prince Charles, French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former British leaders David Cameron and Tony Blair were also among a long list of foreign dignitaries attending the funeral.
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