Thousands of people in Jerusalem paid their respects on Thursday, as Israel’s late statesman Shimon Peres lay in state outside the parliament building. Roads leading to the site were blocked off to traffic as Israel implemented unprecedented security measures. This comes in anticipation of dozens of international dignitaries expected to attend Peres’ funeral on Friday. Among them are US President Barack Obama and Charles, Prince of Wales. CCTV’s Stephanie Freid has more.
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