Peres: My close friend Sharon was a fearless leader
11 January 2014 14:58
President Shimon Peres mourned the loss of former prime minister Ariel Sharon on Saturday, whom he referred to as "my close friend."
Peres stated that Sharon had been a brave soldier and statesman, as well as one of Israel's greatest defenders.
The president added that Sharon was a fearless leader who knew how to make decisions and act upon them.