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Harper offers condolences after death of Sharon

Calls Sharon a renowned military leader

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering condolences following the death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon

 

In a statement, Harper says Sharon was "a renowned military leader" who "pursued the security of Israel with unyielding determination that was recognized by friends and foes alike."

 

Harper says Sharon played a central role in the Israeli government for several years, changing the political landscape through his leadership and vision.

 

 

Harper says Canada values its long-standing relationship with Israel, "which is based on shared values, common interests and strong political, economic, cultural and social ties."



 

 



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