PM Netanyahu: Arafat Must Take Steps to Apprehend Terrorists

(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)
Jerusalem, 4 January 1999

Following this morning’s shooting attack in Kiryat Arba, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has, this evening (Monday), 4.1.99, sent a sharp message to Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat and demanded that he take all necessary measures to apprehend those responsible for the attack.

Prime Minister Netanyahu further demanded that Chairman Arafat take vigorous action to prevent attacks in Hebron, as he has committed to do in the agreements.