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Global leaders to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Peres

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Israel's former President Shimon Peres poses for a portrait at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, Israel.

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Israel's former President Shimon Peres poses for a portrait at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, Israel.  (AP)

The following world figures will attend Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, according to Israel's Foreign Ministry:

— U.S. President Barack Obama

— Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton

— U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

— Britain's Prince Charles

— Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

— French President Francois Hollande

— German President Joachim Gauck

— Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

— Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull