Sat, Feb 10, 2001 - Page 1 News List

Sharon, Barak consider coalition

ISRAEL The new prime minister may try to form a government with the party of the man he defeated on Tuesday to continue disrupted peace talks with the Palestinians

REUTERS , JERUSALEM

Barak, now caretaker prime minister, announced after his defeat that he would step down as Labour chief and resign from parliament once Sharon had forged a coalition and taken office.

But he decided on Thursday to head his party's negotiations along with elder statesman Shimon Peres.

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