PM BARAK: PA POLICE CHIEF JABALI MAY ENTER RAMALLAH

(Communicated by Prime Minister’s Media Advisor)
04 October 1999

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ehud Barak has decided, in response to a request from Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat, to allow PA Police Chief Ghazi Jabali to attend the funeral of his late father in Ramallah and then return to Gaza. Prime Minister Barak acceeded to Chairman Arafat’s request on humanitarian grounds, after checking with the security and judicial authorities.