Sharon Aide Links Peace Progress to "Tolerable" Terrorism

(New York Sun) In a Thursday conference call with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Dov Weisglass, Sharon's chief of staff, told Jewish leaders the peace process will continue as long as terrorism remains at "a tolerable level," provoking an uproar among some Jewish leaders, appalled by the idea that any terrorism is "tolerable." According to a transcript of the call, Weisglass said, "If Palestinians will seriously fight terrorism and they will exert 100% of an effort fighting terrorism - therefore, of course, terrorism will be reduced into a tolerable level - then we can continue."

2003-06-10 00:00:00

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