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August 9, 2005
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Pop star Ricky Martin met with Israel’s consul general in New York. Yediot Achronot an Israeli newspaper, reported Saturday that the meeting with Arye Mekel represented the singer’s attempt to correct any misconceptions after he performed for a group of Jordanian youth wearing a Palestinian kaffiyeh, the traditional Arab headdress, with the slogan “Jerusalem is ours.”

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