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Cotton Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres

September 27, 2016

Contact: Caroline Rabbitt (202) 224-2353

Washington, D.C.- Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) tonight released the following statement on the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres:

"Tonight we mourn the death of a true leader for Israel and for the world. His is an illustrious legacy. We will remember him for his central role in making the Zionist dream a lasting reality, and for training the eyes of Israel's people on the nation's future and not simply its past."