Jerusalem, 5 January 2003

Cabinet Communique
(Communicated by the Cabinet Secretariat)

At the weekly Cabinet meeting today (Sunday), January 5, 2003:

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz briefed ministers on ongoing security issues and emphasized that the terror organizations were continuing their attempts to perpetrate attacks, adding that the large majority of attempted attacks were being thwarted by IDF action. The Defense Minister Mofaz gave details of last week’s terror attacks and also discussed US preparations for a possible war against Iraq. The Defense Minister noted that Israel is constantly improving its readiness for this war.