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President Rivlin sends letter of condolence to President Sergio Mattarella of Italy following the devastating earthquake
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President Rivlin sends letter of condolence to President Sergio Mattarella of Italy following the devastating earthquake

24 August 2016

President Rivlin sends letter of condolence to President Sergio Mattarella of Italy following the devastating earthquake

(Communicated by the President's Spokesperson)

 

President Reuven Rivlin today (Wednesday) sent a letter of condolence to Italian President Sergio Mattarella following the devastating earthquake which occurred in the center of the country.

 

President Rivlin wrote, "Our thoughts are with you and the people of Italy at this very difficult time as you seek to help the injured, give shelter to those made homeless, and plan the reconstruction."

 

On behalf of the citizens of Israel he asked, "Please convey our sincere condolences to the families of the victims, our best wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured, and our hopes that the region will soon experience a happier future."