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Obama on the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

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WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama, in a statement issued Saturday marking the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said, "Yitzhak Shamir dedicated his life to the State of Israel. From his days working for Israel's independence to his service as Prime Minister, he strengthened Israel's security and advanced the partnership between the United States and Israel. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the people of Israel."

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