Sharon has proposed that Israel withdraw all 21 Jewish settlements and military from &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/hotspots/2002/04/25/28032.html' target=_blank>Gaza and four settlements from the northern West Bank.
His proposal has angered settlers who have backed Sharon in the past, but now accuse him of betraying them.
&to=http:// english.pravda.ru/hotspots/2002/03/22/27131.html' target=_blank>Jerusalem Police Chief Ilan Franco said, "We are dealing with telephone threats received in the past few days. The death threats were made against the prime minister and personnel.
One of the callers made threats to physically harm the prime minister."
Also Tuesday, Sharon's security Cabinet approved a package of proposals to govern the disengagement, including up-front payments to settler families who volunteer to leave, CNN News reported.
The General Staff noted that the document appeared at a time when Russia was trying to deter the arms race unleashed by the United States