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JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres was released from hospital Sunday, a day after he fainted in Tel Aviv, his office said.

Israeli President Shimon Peres, 86, fainted during a question-and-answer session after his speech in Tel Aviv.

Israeli President Shimon Peres, 86, fainted during a question-and-answer session after his speech in Tel Aviv.

Peres, 86, passed out Saturday evening after giving a speech.

He was revived a few moments later and taken to a hospital for further examination, spokeswoman Meital Jaslovitz said at the time.

No further details were immediately available.

CNN's Shira Medding contributed to this report.

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