FM Sharon Comments on Water Agreement with Jordan

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
10 December 1998

In response to press reports today (Monday) 14.12.98, regarding Israel’s commitment to the water agreement with Jordan, Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon stated that Israel meets and will continue to meet all its commitments in the peace treaty with Jordan; Israel will continue to cooperate in various fields, including water, as required by the treaty between the two countries. The foreign minister emphasized that if the need arises to examine the implications of the climate crisis in the region, Israel will do so in consultation and cooperation with the Jordanian government.