(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, this afternoon (Wednesday), 8 September 2004, in a discussion held at his Jerusalem office, announced that, following the security establishment’s finishing of its recommendations on adapting the route of the security fence to the 30 June 2004 High Court of Justice ruling, the amended route of the fence would be submitted to the Cabinet for approval.

Prime Minister Sharon directed the security establishment not to implement on the ground changes in the route that would require Government approval.

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz, Attorney General Meni Mazuz, IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Moshe Yaalon, ISA Director Avi Dichter and other senior security and legal establishment officials attended the discussion.