Israeli President terminates his visit to Ukraine because of Shimon Peres’s death

28.09.2016 09:51 303

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has terminated his visit to Ukraine because of the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres.

This has been reported by Channel 112 with a reference to Arutz Sheva TV Channel.

Shimon Peres died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at the age of 93.

As earlier reported, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin arrived on an official visit in Ukraine on September 27 to participate in high-level events dedicated to the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar tragedy.

He met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and delivered a speech in the Verkhovna Rada. His visit was expected to last until September 30.

Today President Rivlin will return to Israel.


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