State flags of Canada lowered in memory of George H. W. Bush


The Parliament building of Canada in Ottawa.

Государственные флаги Канады приспустят в память о Джордже Буше — старшем
© AFP 2018 / Geoff Robins

MOSCOW, 4 Dec — State flags will be lowered at the Federal agencies in Canada and in canadian missions in the United States on Wednesday to commemorate the 41st U.S. President George Bush, said the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.

“President George W. Bush was a statesman, a patriot and true friend of Canada. On Wednesday, when Americans mourn his passing, flags at Federal institutions in Canada and in canadian missions in the United States will be flown at half-mast,” Trudeau wrote on Twitter.

Bush Sr. passed away on November 30 (the night of December 1, GMT) on 95-m to year of life. He held the post of the head of state, 1989-1993. International Bush’s policy marked the military operations in Panama, the Philippines and the Persian Gulf. He has also served as the 11th Director of the Central intelligence Agency (1976-1977) and the 43rd Vice President (1981-1989).

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