Jerusalem, 25 September 2001

PM Sharon accedes to UK PM Tony Blair’s personal request to meet with UK For.-Secy. Straw
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon spoke today (Tuesday), September 25, 2001, with UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and expressed the anger and disappointment in Israel over British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw’s comments.

Prime Minister Sharon emphasized that, "There is no difference between terrorism and terrorism, and murder is murder. There are no terrorists who are good guys and every act of terror is horrific." The Prime Minister added that as a state which has been struggling with terrorism for many years, Israel will unequivocally stand up and assist in the global fight against terrorism.

Prime Minister Sharon acceded to Prime Minister Blair’s personal request to meet with Foreign Secretary Straw.  

 PM Sharon accedes to UK PM Tony Blair-s personal request to meet with UK For-Secy Straw-25-Sep-2001
 PM Sharon accedes to UK PM Tony Blair-s personal request to meet with UK For-Secy Straw-25-Sep-2001
Foreign Ministry Response to Statement by British Foreign Secretary – Sept 24, 2001