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January 9, 2004
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Media leaks about Israel’s recent contacts with Libya jeopardize rapprochement with the Arab world, Israel’s foreign minister said. “This publication precludes secret Israeli contacts being held — not just with a specific country but in general, with all other countries,” Silvan Shalom told Israel Radio on Thursday, without confirming reports this week of a recent high-level meeting between envoys from Israel and Libya in Paris.

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