Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was a beloved leader in his country. He was also a true friend of Israel.

 PM Netanyahu sends condolences to Ethiopian people

 

FM Liberman and his entourage meet Ethiopian PM Zenawi-Sept 2009 (Photo: MFA/Cohen)

(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Tuesday, 21 August 2012), sent his condolences to the Ethiopian people on the passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. "Zenawi was a beloved leader in his country. He was also a true friend of Israel. During his tenure, Ethiopia became one of Israel’s closest friends," the Prime Minister said.