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Death of Ariel Sharon: David Cameron's statement

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The Prime Minister has made a statement following the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

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The Prime Minister said:

Ariel Sharon is one of the most significant figures in Israeli history and as Prime Minister he took brave and controversial decisions in pursuit of peace, before he was so tragically incapacitated. Israel has today lost an important leader.

Published 11 January 2014