“We have lost a great politician and advocate for peace. Throughout his long life, Shimon Peres was committed to a policy of peace and co-existence, in one of the most troubled regions in the world. His political career is undoubtedly a source of inspiration. Not only because it was such a long one, but also because he was committed to having Palestinians and Israelis living together peacefully”
"Refugees and illegal migrants or those who emigrate legally share the same objective with the rest of humanity. They hope that their children will live in peace and safety and have the right to be active citizens. Let us combine our efforts to enable this hope to become a reality, by tackling the causes of forced displacements of populations."