Israel’s Security Cabinet approved the expulsion of Yasser Arafat but said it would not act immediately. The ministers decided Thursday that rather than acting immediately, they would ask the Israel Defense Forces to draw up a plan to expel the Palestinian Authority president, Israeli media reported. Before the Security Cabinet’s decision, Arafat responded to the possibility of expulsion defiantly.
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