Prime Minister expresses condolences over the death of Shimon Peres


2016 09 28


Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has expressed condolences to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and all the people of Israel over the death of the former Israeli President and one of the founders of the State, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shimon Peres.

“On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and myself, I would like to express our deepest condolences to all the people of Israel over the loss of one of the founders of the State of Israel, the country’s former President and Prime Minister, Shimon Peres. The world has lost a prominent personality and a great politician, whose merits were acknowledged by the Nobel Peace Prize. We stand together in sharing the grief with you”, reads the Prime Minister’s letter.