- (B.1923), Polish-born Israeli statesman, Prime Minister 1984-6 and 1995-6; President since 2007; Polish name Szymon Perski. As Foreign Minister under Yitzhak Rabin he played a major role in negotiating the PLO-Israeli peace accord (1993). Nobel Peace Prize (1994), shared with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.
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