(Communicated by the IDF Spokesperson)

A coordination meeting took place today, October 22, 2008, between IDF and PA security officials in the IDF Judea and Samaria Headquarters. The meeting was attended by the Commander of the Judea and Samaria Division, Brig. Gen. Noam Tibon, the Head of the Civil Administration, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai and Palestinian Security Services officials. The meeting is part of the continuing process of coordination between the IDF and the Civil Administration with the Palestinian Security Services.

The two sides discussed the Palestinian request to conduct an extensive enforcement operation against law breakers and rioters in the Hebron area. During the meeting, the plan for the enforcement operation was presented and the process of coordination during the operation was agreed upon.

The meeting was held in a positive atmosphere and the two sides agreed to meet again shortly to continue the process of dialogue.