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Friday, January 19, 2018

In the United States have lowered their flags in memory of Shimon Peres


In the United States – the White house and government buildings in the country and abroad lowered national flags in connection with the death of the former President of Israel Shimon Peres. This decision was made by head of state Barack Obama. In addition, it applies to all embassies, military bases and naval vessels.

“As a sign of respect to the memory of Shimon Peres, former President and Prime Minister of Israel, I decree… to the United States flags were flown at half-mast over the White house and on all public buildings and areas”, – stated in the decree of the President.

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