FM Peres Statement on death of Italian photographer

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
March 13, 2002

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, expressed profound regret over the death of Italian news photographer Raffaele Ciriello and sends his heartfelt condolences to the family.

The IDF are presently conducting a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances of the tragic incident, the conclusions of which will be made public when completed.