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Israelis mourn the death of former president

Reporter: Stephanie Freid 丨 CCTV.com

09-29-2016 13:21 BJT

People in Israel have been mourning the death of former president Shimon Peres and remembering the political legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

The country is preparing for a funeral on Friday, which major world figures are expected to attend.

Israel mourns the passing of former leader Shimon Peres. And prepares for what the country is saying is one of its biggest logistical and planning challenges in the country's history.

Members of Knesset Honor Guard lower the Israeli flag at half-mast during a ceremony in memory of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, Sept. 28, 2016. Israel

Members of Knesset Honor Guard lower the Israeli flag at half-mast during a ceremony in memory of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, Sept. 28, 2016. Israel's former president and its eldest statesman Shimon Peres passed away in a hospital outside Tel Aviv Wednesday morning.(Xinhua/JINI)

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