(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon sends his greetings to Israel’s Muslim citizens on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadan.

Prime Minister Sharon wishes Israeli Muslims feelings of brotherly affection and solidarity with all Israeli citizens, whatever their faith.

Prime Minister Sharon said that Israel would make every effort to create a situation of peace and security in the country.

Prime Minister Sharon wishes all Israeli Muslims an easy fast.