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For Immediate Release

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Ali Glisson, Public Affairs Director
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Buckhorn Statement on the Situation in Tampa's Sister City Ashdod, Israel
Tampa, FL November 16, 2012 - Mayor Bob Buckhorn released the following statement on the ongoing situation in Ashdod, Israel:

"As you may know, Tampa's sister city is Ashdod. During my trip to Israel last year, I had the opportunity to meet the mayor and many of the residents who are now in harm's way. Our relationship with the city of Ashdod is longstanding, and they could not have been more appreciative of our bond and its future economic ramifications.

"My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ashdod and for everyone’s safety."


Tampa, Florida and Ashdod, Israel are sister cities. Mayor Buckhorn traveled to Ashdod, Israel last November and visited with the mayor of Ashdod during his trip.

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