President Rivlin Pays Condolence Call to Istanbul Attack Victim's Family

(Times of Israel) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday paid a condolence visit to the family of Lian Zaher Nasser, 19, from the Arab city of Tira, who was killed in a terror attack at an Istanbul club during New Year's festivities. "We are here to share in your grief and to tell the world that terrorism is terrorism, and we must fight it and not surrender to it," the president told Nasser's parents, Lucy and Zaher. Tira Mayor Mamoun Abd El Hai told Rivlin,"We've been warmly embraced by all citizens of this country, Jews and Arabs alike....This unity against terrorism, which does not distinguish between religions, blood or race, is important."

2017-01-06 00:00:00

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