Jerusalem, 21 November 1995

INTERIOR MINISTRY TO GRANT JONATHON POLLARD CITIZENSHIP

(Communicated by Interior Ministry Spokeswoman)

Interior Minister Ehud Barak decided today, Tuesday, 21.11.95, to grant Israeli citizenship to Jonathon Pollard. He made the decision following a renewed request from Pollard’s lawyer and after the ministry’s legal advisor, Shalom Zinger, received further clarifications and details about the request, and following consultations with him and other appropriate auythorities. In his letter to Pollard’s lawyer, Minister Barak wrote that Israel’s Government has acted in the past, continues to act, and will continue to act in the future on behalf of Jonathon Pollard.