| Meeting Between Foreign Minister Sharon and Abu-Mazen|
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
A meeting between Foreign Minister Sharon and Abu Mazen took place this afternoon (Wednesday) 18.11.98, on the subject of the permanent status agreement. The two head the senior liaison committee for the negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Foreign Minister Sharon was appointed by the government to coordinate and manage the negotiations with the Palestinians on the continued implementation of the interim agreements and on permanent status arrangements.
The meeting was business-like and focused on various issues connected to the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
At the conclusion of the meeting it was decided that the next meeting will take place soon and will be hosted by the Palestinians.