President Rivlin expresses condolences over Saudi king's death

President Reuven Rivlin responded Friday to the death of Saudi Arabia's Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz, saying he "was an example of balanced and responsible leadership rooted in deep religious tradition."
"As a "guardian of holy sites" for Islam, King Abdullah worked to honor the sensitivity and sanctity of Jerusalem and sought to promote his vision for a prosperous region," Rivlin said in a statement.
"His smart policy contributed greatly to Middle East stability." 
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