Pence: Ex-PM Sharon dedicated to Israeli security

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was a soldier and a leader who served that nation in times of war and peace.

Pence says "Sharon dedicated his life to the security and well-being of our most cherished ally and he will forever be remembered with respect by her people and her friends."

The Israeli soldier-turned-politician-turned statesman died on Saturday, eight years after a stroke put him in a coma. He was 85.

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