Jerusalem, 12 October 1994


Communicated by the Cabinet Secretariat

The Cabinet held a special Cabinet meeting today (Wednesday), October 12, 1994 within the framework of the Ministerial Committee for National Security Affairs. The Prime Minister and security personnel briefed the Cabinet on the abduction of soldier Nahshon Wachsman and on contacts with PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat regarding this issue.

The Cabinet views the PLO Chairman and the Palestinian Authority as responsible for the soldier’s life, welfare, and for his safe return.