TEXT OF AMERICAN GUARANTY THAT ISRAEL DETERMINES REDEPLOYMENTS

Aaron Lerner      Date: 27 March, 1998

The following is the text of the fax sent by then Ambassador Martin Indyk to Cabinet Secretary Danny Naveh: (capitalization as per original)
FAX TO: CABINET SECRETARY DANNY NAVEH
FROM: AMBASSADOR MARTIN INDYK [signature]
DATE: JANUARY 15, 1997, 23:00 HRS

The following statement is being issue by the State Department in
Washington and our Embassy Spokesman in Tel Aviv. I hope it
clarifies U.S. policy on this issue.

STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN AND THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE U.S. EMBASSY, ISRAEL

ISRAEL TELEVISION HAS REPORTED A STATEMENT ATTRIBUTED TO A STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN CONCERNING THE PROCESS OF ISRAEL'S FURTHER REDEPLOYMENTS UNDER THE INTERIM AGREEMENT. THAT REPORT IS ERRONEOUS.

THE ONLY U.S. COMMENTS ON THIS ISSUE ARE CONTAINED IN THE TWO DOCUMENTS THAT WILL BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME THAT THE AGREEMENT ON HEBRON REDEPLOYMENT IS SIGNED:

* THE NOTE FOR THE RECORD, PREPARED BY THE UNITED SATES AT THE REQUEST OF THE PARTIES, MAKES CLEAR THAT FURTHER REDEPLOYMENT PHASES ARE ISSUES FOR IMPLEMENTATION BY ISRAEL, RATHER THAN ISSUES FOR NEGOTIATION WITH THE PALESTINIANS.

* THE LETTERS OF ASSURANCE WHICH SECRETARY CHRISTOPHER INTENDS TO PROVIDE TO BOTH PARTIES ALSO REFER TO THE PROCESS OF FURTHER REDEPLOYMENTS AS AN ISRAELI RESPONSIBILITY WHICH INCLUDES ITS DESIGNATING SPECIFIED MILITARY LOCATIONS.

[Facsimile of message as reprinted in "Hatzofeh", 27 March, 1998]
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