​President Peres expressed the shock and dismay felt by the people of Israel upon hearing of the disastrous capsizing of the Sewol ferry.

 President Peres sends letter of condolence to South Korean President Park Geun-hye

 

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(Communicated by the Office of the President)
In his letter sent to South Korean President Park Geun-hye, President Shimon Peres expressed the shock and dismay felt by the people of Israel upon hearing of the disastrous capsizing of the Sewol ferry on April 16, which tragically took so many lives.
President Peres wrote: “Know that the people of Israel are with you at this time of mourning and my heart goes out to the families of the victims and the Korean nation. From Jerusalem we pray for the recovery of the healing survivors and wish you strength and fortitude.”