THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release April 13, 1994
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
President Clinton's Telephone Call to Prime Minister Rabin of Israel
The President called Prime Minister Rabin of Israel this afternoon to express his condolences over the killings of Israeli civilians in Hadera. The President expressed his sense of urgency regarding concluding the agreement on implementation of the Israel-Palestinian Declaration of Principles. Prime Minister Rabin agreed with the President that it was important to accelerate the negotiations and reach prompt agreement. They both felt that this would be the most effective response to the enemies of peace. The President made it clear that the United States was ready to do its part to ensure that the negotiations reached a successful conclusion as rapidly as possible.
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