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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his Cabinet to brief them on The Wye River Memorandum signed last Friday at the White House. The Cabinet is slated to vote on the latest Israeli-Palestinian accord Thursday. The Knesset is expected to begin formal debate on the pact on Nov. 2. Since returning to Israel, Netanyahu has portrayed himself as a tough negotiator who obtained important security concessions from the Palestinians in exchange for a further Israeli redeployment from 13 percent of the West Bank.

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