Israel Extends Condolences to Nepal

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
June 3, 2001

Israel expresses its deep regret at the tragic deaths of King Birendra, the Queen and additional members of the Nepali Royal Family. Israel shares in the terrible sorrow of the Nepalese people and wishes to extend its sincere condolences. Israel and Nepal have had friendly relations for many years and the late King had visited Israel before ascending to the throne.