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MOSCOW, January 11, 18:28 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the death of former premier Ariel Sharon, the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday, on January 11.
The Russian president praised Sharon’s personal skills, his activity to protect Israel’s interests. Sharon was highly respected by compatriots and he had high authority on the international arena, Putin said in his telegram.
Russia will remember Sharon as a consistent supporter of Russian-Israeli friendly relations and as a person who made considerable contribution to strengthening bilateral mutually advantageous cooperation, the telegram says.
Putin conveyed the sympathies to Sharon’s relatives and the Israeli people.