A senior adviser to Israel’s prime minister met with top U.S. officials to discuss the stalemate with the Palestinians. Dov Weisglass met for 90 minutes Thursday with Condoleezza Rice, President Bush’s national security adviser, and Eliot Abrams, the top Bush adviser on Middle East policy. Israeli officials said the meeting was positive and dealt only with Palestinian issues — a sign that neither Israel nor the United States takes seriously recent peace overtures by Syria.
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