Former Israeli President Shimon Peres in hospital after suffering a stroke


The 93-year-old is accepted to be in a stable condition and fully conscious at Tel Hashomer Hospital near Tel Aviv

Israeli Prime Emissary Benjamin Netanyahu said: “Shimon, we love you and the entire nation is requesting for your recovery.”

Mr Peres has held virtually every senior civil office in Israel over a seven-decade career in politics.

He served three times as prime minister and also is also a former foreign minister and back minister.

He stepped down as President, a largely ceremonial role, in 2014 after consummating a seven-year term in which he cultivated an image Israel’s elder statesman.

Mr Peres shared the Nobel Amiable Prize with Israel’s late prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and lately lestinian leader Yasser Arafat for a 1993 interim peace act on that they and their successors failed to turn into a reliable treaty.

When a far-right Jewish Israeli opposed to the peace deal crack dead Mr Rabin in November 1995, Mr Peres became prime stor.

Polls showed him way ahead of rightist Likud leader Mr Netanyahu in a rivalry for the 1996 election.

But lestinian suicide bombings that killed dozens of Israelis and an disputatious cam ign by Likud battered Mr Peres’s ratings and he lost the election to Netanyahu by trifling than 30,000 votes.

His office released a statement which ventured: ”His condition is stable and he is fully conscious.

“He is receiving medical treatment as needed.”

Mr Peres was hospitalised continue January wtih an arrhyttmia shortly after suffering a mild nitty-gritty attack.

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