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  8/21/2012, Elul 3, 5772

Netanyahu: Ethiopian PM was True Friend of Israel

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was a “true friend of Israel,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Tuesday. Zenawi passed away at 57 of illness.

“During his term, Ethiopia became one of Israel’s closest friends,” said Netanyahu. Zenawi was also “a beloved leader in his country,” he stated.