New Delhi, Sep 28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres and said the world has lost a key leader and friend of India.
"In former President Shimon Peres, we lost a key world leader and a friend of India. Pained by his demise. Our condolences to people of Israel," Modi tweeted.
In former President Shimon Peres, we lost a key world leader & a friend of India. Pained by his demise. Our condolences to people of Israel.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 28, 2016
Peres, 93, a Nobel laureate and one of Israel's founding fathers, died on Wednesday at a hospital outside Tel Aviv. He had been in the hospital for two weeks following a major stroke.