Sharon: PA "Hasn't Lifted a Finger" to Halt Terror

(Ha'aretz) Aluf Benn and Amos Harel - "Notwithstanding the leadership change in the Palestinian Authority, we see that those standing at its head have not even begun to take any sort of action to halt the terror," Prime Minister Sharon said at the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday. "The IDF and the security forces have been directed to boost operational activities aimed at halting terrorism and they will continue doing so on an unrestricted basis so long as the Palestinians refrain from lifting a finger," he said. Sharon adviser Dov Weisglass contacted U.S., British, and EU officials to tell them that Israel expects Western countries to freeze their ties with the Palestinians if terror continues.

2005-01-17 00:00:00

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