In a civilized country the justice minister, attorney general and state prosecutor should have been immediately sent off. A week after they backed the decision, they are now trying to overrun the Arab public's will by using a dirty trick.
This is a conscious declaration of war against the Palestinians in East Jerusalem and the Palestinians in general, ... It is total defiance of the spirit of the signed (peace) agreement. What more can be expected of the Palestinians?
[Palestinian officials said implementation of a cease-fire would take time.] It is a gradual process that will take some days, ... I hope the government of Israel will give this ... declaration of Chairman Arafat a chance to carry on and succeed.
The Police Investigations department's credibility has been damaged in recent years and has received a further blow with the publication of the probe's conclusions that determined that the killing of 13 civilians is not a crime,
I think that this government will be the shortest government even in the history of Israeli, ... We will, from the very beginning, act in order to bring it down and to have early elections for both Knesset and prime minister.
I think that this government will be the shortest government even in the history of Israeli. We will, from the very beginning, act in order to bring it down and to have early elections for both Knesset and prime minister.