Sunday, May 23, 1993

PM Rabin issues statement after cabinet meeting saying Palestinian self-government may be instituted in Gaza upon reaching an agreement in principle. (IDF Radio 5/23 in FBIS 5/24; MM 5/24)

ICRC pres. meets with PM Rabin, charges Israel with violations of Fourth Geneva Convention in o.t., says use of live ammunition by IDF "serious problem," particularly against children. (Qol Yisra'el 5/23 in FBIS 5/24; MM 5/24)

Israeli cabinet approves providing 20,000 menial jobs for Palestinians from the o.t. over next few months, in addition to 10,000 jobs in infrastructure created since o.t. closed. (MM 5/24)