Arafat Calls for End to Violence

(June 2, 2001)

Following a deadly suicide bombing at a Tel Aviv nightclub on June 1, 2001, by a Palestinian terrorist, Yasser Arafat issued the following statement: “We will exert now our utmost efforts to stop the bloodshed of our people, and of the Israeli people, and to do all that is needed to achieve an immediate and unconditional, real and effective cease-fire.”

Source: News Services, (June 3, 2001)