Clintons On Peres: “A True and Treasured Friend”

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Statement from President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Clinton on the Passing of Shimon Peres:

With the passing of Shimon Peres, Israel has lost a leader who championed its security, prosperity, and limitless possibilities from its birth to his last day on earth. The Middle East has lost a fervent advocate for peace and reconciliation and for a future where all the children of Abraham build a better tomorrow together. And Hillary and I have lost a true and treasured friend.

I’ll never forget how happy he was 23 years ago when he signed the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn, heralding a more hopeful era in Israeli-Palestinian relations. He was a genius with a big heart who used his gifts to imagine a future of reconciliation not conflict, economic and social empowerment not anger and frustration, and a nation, a region, and a world enhanced by caring and sharing, not torn asunder by the illusions of permanent dominance and perfect truth. His critics called him a dreamer. That he was – a lucid, eloquent dreamer until the very end. Thank goodness. Let those of us who loved him and love his nation keep his dream alive.

{Matzav.com}

3 COMMENTS

  1. Clintons are friends with Ayatollahs, Saudis, Moslem Brotherhood, North Koreans, Chicoms, and other totalitarians. Friends of Clintons are an enemy of humanity. Peres was a friend of Clintons. Enough said.

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