FM PERES STATEMENT ON GOLAN HEIGHTS

July 14, 1994

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres made the following statement regarding the Golan Heights today (Thursday), July 14, 1994, at a meeting of the United Kibbutz Movement’s Central Committee at Efal: ‘In the past, the Israeli Government recognized Syrian sovereignty over the Golan Heights and a peace based on the international border subject to Israel’s security requirements.’ Foreign Minister Peres was referring to a decision of the 1967 National Unity Government.