Jerusalem, January 4, 2001

PM Barak to Chief Rabbis: I will not sign any document that transfers sovereignty over Temple Mount to Palestinians
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ehud Barak sent a letter to Chief Rabbis Israel Lau and Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, in which he reiterates his position that he does not intend to sign any document which transfers sovereignty over the Temple Mount to the Palestinians.

US President Clinton, the Palestinian Authority and all those involved in the negotiations are aware of this position.  

 PM Barak to Chief Rabbis- I will not sign any document that transfers sovereignty over Temple Mount to Palestinians-04-Jan-2001
 PM Barak to Chief Rabbis- I will not sign any document that transfers sovereignty over Temple Mount to Palestinians-04-Jan-2001
Israel-Palestinian Negotiations – Dec 2000/Jan 2001: Texts and background