Olmert and Barak resove differences on meetings with intelligence officials

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 9, 2007 09:35

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The differences between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Defense Minister Ehud Barak were resolved during a meeting Thursday, and the two reached an agreement on how to work together, Israel Radio quoted a senior source in the Prime Minister's Office as saying Friday. Reportedly, Olmert and Barak hammered out a procedure for consultations and meetings with the head of the IDF Intelligence Branch and with senior members of the intelligence community, and a procedure for meetings between the heads on the Shin Bet and the Mossad. The root of the disagreement between the prime minister and his defense minister was Barak's decision to call off meetings between intelligence officials and elements in the PMO that were not routed through the Defense Ministry. In response, Olmert instructed the heads of the Mossad and the Shin Bet not to meet with Barak. The two are scheduled to meet again on Sunday.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN