Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

February 17, 2000
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Israel misinterpreted a deal between the Vatican and the PLO that has angered the Jewish state, a papal envoy said. The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned Monsignor Petro Sambi to protest references to Jerusalem in the agreement, signed a day before in Rome. Israel accused the Vatican of interfering in peace talks with the Palestinians by cautioning Israel against undertaking unilateral decisions affecting Jerusalem.

Recommended from JTA