(Communicated by the Cabinet Secretariat)

At the weekly Cabinet meeting today, (Sunday), 04.12.94:

1. Within the framework of the Ministerial Committee on National Security, the Cabinet was briefed by, and received information and intelligence assessments from the IDF and other security elements on the situation in Judea, Samaria, and the Gaza Strip, following the first stage of the Declaration of Principles agreement with the Palestinians, including the problem of terrorism.

The information and the assessments which the Ministers received from the security elements will serve as the basis for the Cabinet discussion to be held on Wednesday, 07.12.94, on the continuation of discussions on the interim arrangements.

2. The Cabinet ratified a Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement with the Russian Federation.

3. The Cabinet held a discussion on the demands of the Druze community. Following the discussion, a meeting was held between the Prime Minister and a number of Ministers and Druze representatives.