It was a very important meeting. It may be the first of its kind where the government, the legislative council and heads of security forces have met with leaders of national and Islamic movements,
The French and Palestinian doctors have concluded that there was no known cure for the illness that afflicted the president.
Please protect this land. It is for you and yours to protect.
It's impossible. We cannot leave if any issue will be left. It will create problems. It will be a time bomb for a new explosion.
We still do have time.
have enough time for serious negotiations.
It won't help, it won't work, it will cause a tragedy,
Unfortunately, the period that separates us from today until the elections in Israel is short and won't allow us to finish the work we have started. We hope we can resume after the election and finish the work we have started.
We will not accept this, and the world will not accept it.
I'm looking -- from the Americans, from the Europeans, from the quartet -- for real practical support, not by words. I want to change the situation on the ground for the Palestinian people,
Our people are suffering, our land is being stolen, so we will not meet with Sharon just to give him cover for his actions and give him legitimacy, ... We need to ask ourselves what we want to achieve from such a meeting. We are serious. We want real negotiations.
These bombings are used by the Israeli government as an excuse to continue its aggression and collective punishment against the Palestinian people,
We are passing on a very dangerous and historical moment, ... Each side should help its responsibility carefully. We should put emotion aside, and at this point think seriously about the interests of our people on both sides, Palestinians and Israelis.
Any kind of a military act against Israel ... is condemned and not allowed.
As of 11 a.m. today the Palestinian leadership will be in constant meetings to follow up this dangerous development to show how dangerous this development is.
The Israelis say the road closures are to defend themselves but it is really just a procedure to make our lives difficult, especially during Ramadan,
The Israeli say the road closures are to defend themselves, but it is really just a procedure to make our lives difficult, especially during Ramadan,
We are very pleased to talk to Secretary Powell. We discussed the situation about the peace process, how to revise the peace process forward. I think we had very, very constructive talks this afternoon.
If there is any violation in the land issue, or any statement that encourages the building of the wall, that it would destroy the peace process and leave nothing for negotiation,
There is no time left for postponement, ... Losing time does not serve the peace process nor the stability of this region.
There was no discussion on specific issues or narrowing of gaps.
It is a very, very dangerous decision. It is an unwise decision. It will escalate the situation. It will make all efforts ... to try to implement the roadmap ... impossible, useless.
The government will on Wednesday publish the report of the ministerial commission into the death of Yasser Arafat, which will include the report of the French hospital where he was treated,
There is no crisis.
The security situation is very serious. Chaos, murders, crime and gun-carrying continue.