The Israeli President Shimon Peres
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'He brought victory and offered hope'

The Israeli President Shimon Peres has paid tribute to Ariel Sharon saying he 'brought victory and offered hope in the long history of our people'

The Israeli President Shimon Peres has paid tribute to Ariel Sharon who has died aged 85.

Peres said 'he will remain a unique leader who brought victory and offered hope'.