Jerusalem, 20 February 2002

President Katsav expresses condolences to Egyptian President Mubarak
(Communicated by the President’s Spokeswoman)

President Moshe Katsav today (Wednesday), February 20, 2002, sent a telegram to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak expressing condolences in the wake of the terrible train disaster that took place in Cairo in which hundreds were killed.

President Katsav said that he grieves over the loss of life in the tragic circumstances in which the train passengers died.

President Katsav sent his condolences, and those of the Israeli people to President Mubarak and the Egyptian people and partakes in the sorrow of the grieving families.