THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY ON PRESIDENT CLINTON'S
CALL TO ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER RABIN
At approximately 7:15pm Friday evening, the President telephoned Israeli Prime Minister Rabin on behalf of the American people to express condolences to the Israeli people for the death of Corporal Nahshon Waxman. The President condemned his brutal murder by Hamas terrorists and underscored the need to ensure it does not deter the work of those committed to peace.
The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and to continue to work together to build a lasting peace in the Middle East.