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September 14, 2016 10:10 am
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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, pictured, said he hopes the queen will "continue to inspire." Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say.

Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, where he is being treated, said Mr Peres, 93, was “in a critical condition but stable.”

Mr Peres’ son-in-law and personal physician said there was “no imminent threat to his life,” adding that he had a “pretty good chance of survival.”

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