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  תמוז 22, 5771 , 24/07/11

Obama Express Condolences to Norway

U.S. President Barack H. Obama extended his condolences to the people of Norway in a phone call to Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Saturday. In a statement, the White House said that Obama expressed is deepest condolences for the dozens of innocent Norwegians killed and injured in yesterday's senseless attacks in Oslo and Utoya Island.”

The statement added that “the president offered any assistance the United States could provide to the Norwegian government in dealing with this horrible tragedy. In this incredibly difficult time, the president reaffirmed the deep and longstanding friendship between the United States and Norway.”

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