Jerusalem, May 23, 2003

Statement from PM Sharon’s Bureau
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Bureau has, today (Friday), May 23, 2003, released the following statement:

"In view of the recent statement of the US regarding the Israeli comments on the Roadmap, which shares the view of the Government of Israel that these are real concerns and in view of the US promise to address those concerns fully and seriously in the implementation of the Roadmap to fulfill the President’s vision of June 24, 2002, we are prepared to accept the steps set out in the Roadmap. I intend to submit this acceptance to the Government of Israel’s approval."

 Statement from PM Sharon-s Bureau-23-May-2003
 Statement from PM Sharon-s Bureau-23-May-2003
A Performance-Based Roadmap to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Apr 30, 2003
 Statement from PM Sharon-s Bureau-23-May-2003
Speech by U.S. President Bush on June 24, 2002