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  11/10/2013, Kislev 7, 5774

Report: Peres Considering Return to Politics in 2014


Channel 1 has reported that President Shimon Peres is considering re-entering the political arena following the end of his tenure as President in 2014.

Ayala Hasson, Channel 1's political commentator, stated that in private conversations, Peres had stated that he had no intention of retiring from politics at the end of his presidency. According to the report, Peres will be a pivotal component of a new party being established which will include former chief of the Mossad Meir Dagan, and Head of the Shin Bet Yuval Diskin, together with business keaders and social activists.