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Shimon Peres’s Condition Remains Unchanged Following Massive Stroke

BERLIN - JANUARY 26: Israeli President Shimon Peres commemorates at the memorial track 17 Grunewald of the holocaust victims on January 26, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. Peres is on a official four-day visit to Germany and will address the Bundestag lower house of Parliament. (Photo by Henning Schacht-Pool/Getty Images)
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Ynetnews reports: President Reuven Rivlin visited the family of his predecessor, Shimon Peres, in the Sheba Medical Center on Saturday night where Peres has remained since his stroke on Tuesday.

“About an hour ago, Shabbat left, and it certainly carried with it many prayers for the recovery of Shimon Peres,” said Rivlin. “He has such a presence. He’s a man who is in every place in the country and involved in every matter. I came to support the family. All of us hope that we’ll see the ninth president get better.”

Sheba’s director, Prof. Yitzhak Kreis, updated the press on Peres’s physical condition, which remains unchanged: serious, but stable.

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