Jerusalem, 11 December 2001

PM Sharon meets with EU Representative Solana
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon today (Tuesday), December 11, 2001, at his Jerusalem residence, hosted European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Dr. Javier Solana for breakfast.

Prime Minister Sharon expressed his satisfaction with the European Union’s call to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure of Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

Furthermore, Prime Minister Sharon said that Israel is interested in easing restrictions on the Palestinian population not involved in terrorist activities, but the unending terrorist attacks make it difficult to implement.

Prime Minister Sharon emphasized that Israel will not stand for attacks on the security of Israeli residents.