Jerusalem, 4 March 2002

Meeting of Ministerial Committee on National Security
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

The Ministerial Committee on National Security convened yesterday evening (Sunday), March 3, 2002, for a discussion in wake of the escalation in Palestinian terrorism. The Committee approved principles and an operational action plan, which had been submitted by the IDF, for applying continuous military pressure on the Palestinian Authority so as to curb Palestinian terrorism. Details of the operational activity had been previously approved by the smaller team of ministers.