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Text of Joint Israeli-Palestinian Statement

Wednesday, 26 September 2001 12:00 AM

"President Yasser Arafat and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres met on Sept. 26, 2001, and reiterated their full commitment to the implementation of the Mitchell recommendations and the Tenet understandings.

"To this end, both sides agreed to establish a joint committee of senior representatives in order to deal with any issue that may arise from the implementation of the Mitchell recommendations and the Tenet understandings.

"The two sides will resume full security cooperation and exert maximum efforts to sustain the declared cease-fire. In accordance with the parties' commitments, they will carry out all their security obligations emanating from the previous agreements and the government of Israel will begin to lift closures and redeploy its forces.

"The two sides agreed that President Arafat and Foreign Minister Peres will have a second meeting within a week or so.

"Both sides wish to extend their appreciation to all countries and leaders who encouraged and endeavored to revive the peace process."

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