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World figures to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Peres

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence as he stands next to a photographer of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn the death of Peres, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence as he stands next to a photographer of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn the death of Peres, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence as he stands next to a photographer of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn the death of Peres, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence as he stands next to a photographer of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn the death of Peres, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)  (The Associated Press)

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

— Pope Francis

— 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