Thursday, 11 April 2013

US Conference of Presidents : Thatcher was a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the passing of former Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher. She was a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people," the Conference said in a statement. 

"We had the privilege of meeting with her both here and in Israel. Prime Minister Thatcher made a remarkable contribution not only to her country but also to fostering ties between England and the United States," said Richard Stone, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents.

"During her entire career she promoted and advanced the Western democratic principles in which she deeply believed. We send our condolences to her loved ones and to the people of Great Britain."

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