Sources: Sharon Aides Discussing "Day After" with PA Officials

(Ha'aretz) - Aluf Benn Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's senior aides, his Bureau Chief Dov Weisglass and National Security Advisor Efraim Halevy, are holding talks with Palestinian officials to prepare for the resumption of the political process "the day after" elections in Israel and the war in Iraq, government sources in Jerusalem said Sunday. The sources said Weisglass and Halevy insist on Israel's demand for a complete cessation of terrorism as a condition for political progress. The Palestinians said it would be hard to advance as long as Yasser Arafat was in power.

2003-01-06 00:00:00

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