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Politicians have expressed condolences in connection with McCain's death worldwide - RIA Novosti, 8/26/2018


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MOSCOW, 26 Aug — RIA Novosti. Politicians have expressed condolences in connection with death of the American senator John McCain.© of AP Photo/Patrick Semansky the Main russophob of America worldwide: what was John Makkeynsenator of the USA from Arizona has died on Sunday at the age of 81 year. McCain for a year fought against an aggressive form of cancer of brain. On Friday relatives of senator declared that he has stopped treatment. "I am deeply grieved by leaving of John McCain, great American patriot and big supporter of Israel. I will always value constant friendship which he showed in relation to the people of Israel and to me personally" — the prime minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu has said. "John McCain is a soldier and senator, the American and the Atlanticist. He will be remembered both in Europe, and in North America for his courage and character and as resolute supporter of NATO. My thoughts together with his family and relatives" — the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has written to Twitter. The Foreign Minister of Belgium Didier Reynders has also expressed condolences to family of senator, having noted that he was "the politician committed to values and the country". The president of the World Economic Forum Norwegian politician Byorge Brenda and the former head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Australia Julie Bishop have added that McCain was "the American hero".© AP Photo/Evan Vucci the Leader of democrats in the congress wants to call the senate building in honor the Makkeynabyvshy prime minister of Great Britain David Cameron has also honored McCain's memory, having said that "the USA has lost the brave, basic and inspiring leader". According to Cameron, McCain was "a great defender of freedom". The president of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite called McCain the special patriot of the country and the leader. For merits in front of Lithuania McCain has been awarded with the Big komandorsky cross of an award of the Grand duke Lithuanian Gediminas. The president of Georgia Georgy Margvelashvili has noted in the statement that the Georgian people have lost the great friend, "which always stood near our country". The speaker of parliament Irakli Kobakhidze has noted in the statement that "McCain has played an important role in deepening of the Georgian-American relations". And the Foreign Minister of Georgia David Zalkaliani has written to Twitter that "McCain supported the small countries which fought for freedom, independence and democracy". The prime minister of Poland Mateusz Moravetsky "with grief" has apprehended news about McCain's death, called him "the real American patriot and the checked friend of Poland", having added that he was a tireless guard of freedom and democracy, "people of the principles in policy".

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