PRESIDENT SHIMON PERES

PRESIDENT SHIMON PERES SPEAKS WITH PA CHAIRMAN ABU MAZEN AND EXPRESSES HIS SORROW OVER THE LOSS OF LIFE IN TODAY’S ROAD ACCIDENT

 

President Shimon Peres today (Thursday), 16.2.12, telephoned Palestinian Authority Chairman Abu Mazen in order to express sorrow over the terrible road accident in which seven children and a teacher were killed. „I would like to express my sorrow over this tragedy and to convey my condolences to the families that lost their dear children. The State of Israel will continue to provide medical assistance to the injured as is necessary,” the President said.

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abu Mazen thanked President Peres for his concern and his condolences, and emphasized that, „This is a terrible tragedy for the Palestinian people in which

to my sorrow many were killed and injured.”