Netanyahu and Palestinian Abbas shook hands during funeral of Shimon Peres

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara greeted Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas as he arrived to attend the funeral for Shimon Peres.

Netanyahu and Palestinian Abbas shook hands and spoke during ahead of the funeral for Shimon Peres.
At the request of the Peres family, Abbas is seated in the front row.

Abbas told Netanyahu during their snap meeting that ”it’s been a long time since we last met.” Netanyahu responded: “I very much appreciate that you came to the funeral.