News Brief 6/25/2007, Tammuz 9, 5767
Olmert: I'm Willing to Give Fatah Weapons
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has informed the chairman of the terrorist Palestinian Authority (PA) that Israel is willing to supply guns to the Fatah terror group.
NRG reports that Olmert has already given his word to Egyptian President Mubarak and to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that "Israel would be willing to transfer weapons to Fatah, subject to recommendations by US General Keith Dayton who is in charge of this matter." he leaders are currently meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh in the Sinai Peninsula.
Fatah routinely carries out attacks against Israeli civilians. A recent attack that was carried out with Fatah involvement was the January 29th suicide attack in Eilat that killed three innocents.