( 1923-), Israeli statesman, born in Poland; prime minister 1984–86 and 1995–96; president 2007–2014; Polish name Szymon Perski. As foreign minister under Yitzhak Rabin, he played a major role in negotiating the PLO-Israeli peace accord of 1993. Nobel Peace Prize (1994), shared with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.
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