Shimon Peres' last day at work

Israel's elder statesman Shimon Peres bows out of active political life on his last day in office.

  • Israel's President Peres goes over his speech at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres looks at a book with pictures from his years in office, at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres kisses the presidential residence's director-general Duvdevani at the residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres reads a newspaper at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres goes over his speech at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Shimon Peres walks to his bureau at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres sits with his military secretary Hason during a briefing at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres goes over his speech at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres goes over his speech at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres speaks with senior media adviser Frisch at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office, � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Shimon Peres walks to his bureau at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

  • Israel's President Peres goes over his speech at the presidential residence in Jerusalem, on his last day in office � Ronen Zvulun / Reuters