Plans were delayed for Israel to hand over control of two West Bank cities to the Palestinians. Israel reportedly wants to be guaranteed that Palestinians in those cities will not revert to terrorism once the hand over of Jericho and Kalkilya is complete. For their part, the Palestinians want Israel to remove roadblocks at the exits of the cities.
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