Jerusalem, 12 January 1997

CABINET COMMUNIQUE

(Communicated by Cabinet Secretariat)

At the weekly Cabinet meeting on Friday, 10.01.97:

1. The Police Inspector-General briefed the Cabinet on Thursday’s terrorist bombings in Tel Aviv, and on crime in 1996.

2. On the recommendation of the justice minister, the Cabinet appointed attorney Roni Bar-On to the position of Attorney General.

3. Regarding the political process, the prime minister emphasized that the talks being conducted by MK Michael Eitan express Mr. Eitan’s personal view and do not obligate the government.