Foreign Minister Shimon Peres
September 11, 2001

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Peres wishes to extend, on behalf of the government and people of Israel, deepest condolences to the American people and leaders. The Foreign Minister expressed his rage and anger at the abominable acts of terrorism.

FM Shimon Peres offered the United States government, on behalf of the State of Israel, Israel's aid and rescue assistance.

Israel is following the developments with deep concern and prays for the well-being of the American people. Israel grieves at this tragedy of unimaginable proportions.