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Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom extends condolences to Turkey and the United Kingdom
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs ^ | 20 November 2003 | Foreign Minister's Bureau

Posted on 11/20/2003 2:28:14 PM PST by anotherview

Jerusalem, November 20, 2003

FM Shalom extends condolences to Turkey and the United Kingdom

(Communicated by the Foreign Minister's Bureau)

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom expressed his deep shock over the attacks in Istanbul today (November 20, 2003). He extended condolences on behalf of Israel to the government and peoples of both Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Foreign Minister Shalom stated, "Democtratic countries will not surrender to terrorism. They will fight againt it wherever it strikes. Terror is a global phenomenon and the community of nations must unite against it while ensuring the values of democracy, freedom and liberties."

TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; instanbul; israel; istanbulbombings; ramadan2003; shalom; silvanshalom; terrorism; turkey; turkeytrouble; turkishbombings

1 posted on 11/20/2003 2:28:15 PM PST by anotherview
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To: a_Turk; SJackson; yonif; Alouette; Yehuda; Nachum; dennisw; veronica
I hope and expect relations between Turkey and Israel to remain strong. ping
2 posted on 11/20/2003 2:29:05 PM PST by anotherview ("Ignorance is the choice not to know" -Klaus Schulze)
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To: anotherview
Thank you Mr. Shalom.
3 posted on 11/20/2003 3:02:33 PM PST by a_Turk (Threatened by shadows at night, and exposed in the light....)
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To: a_Turk
My condolences to Turkey. I will say a prayer for the victims as well as there families.
4 posted on 11/20/2003 5:03:17 PM PST by Arpege92
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