The former President of Israel Peres remains serious but stable

TEL AVIV, 15 Sep — RIA Novosti. The former President of Israel Shimon Peres last night has not changed significantly and remains “serious but stable”, said the radio station “Galey TSAHAL” one of the doctors.

After suffering on Tuesday, a stroke, 93-year-old patient is immersed in a drug-induced sleep state and connected to the apparatus of artificial lung ventilation. Doctors claim increasing activity response to external stimuli and are planning to gradually reduce the dosage of anesthetics.

“We observed yesterday, the signs of light neurological recovery. There are movements, response to commands. He tried to remove the tube for breathing. These are the reactions of patients whose brain continues to function,” says Professor Amit Segev from the team of treating doctors in the clinic, “Sheba” near tel Aviv.

“During the day we try to increase the time periods when the reduced doses of anesthetics. In the future it will be possible to consider the question of transferring it to an independent breath,” he said.

On the eve of Perez in the hospital was visited by the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu following the visit, confessing that she had experienced “great relief” to hear about the improvement of the condition of the former President.

Perez, born on the territory of modern Belarus, considered the last of the Pleiades “founding fathers” of Israel, the Creator of its military-industrial complex and the nuclear program, the architect of middle East peace process.

He held more than a dozen Ministerial posts, was twice Prime Minister of Israel, in 2007-2014, he was President of the country. The signing of peace agreements with the Palestinians, Peres in 1994 received the Nobel prize along with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.