MK Bar-On: PM aides not behind replacement gov't

MK Roni Bar-On on Tuesday morning denied allegations that the move to oust Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from his position and to replace his government was initiated by aides to the PM. He said that the root of such allegations were frustrated and hysterical politicians and parties such as the National Religious Party (NRP) and Shinui, whose election prospects are rapidly diminishing, Israel Radio reported.