Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Olmert speaks...

From JPost, Sep 3, 2007, by JPOST.COM STAFF AND AP:

Responding to the volley of Kassam rockets that hit Sderot on Monday morning, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said that Israel viewed the attack "very severely."

.....Meanwhile, the prime minister tried to downplay the soaring expectations about the Middle East meeting in Washington later this year, saying that while his meetings with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas had been "very interesting and meaningful" they were not yet ready to put anything in writing.

Olmert said that he was not sure whether the two sides would be able to draft something before November "but we will try." [In other words: "we will fail..." - SL]...

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