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Olmert, Giuliani meet

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with Rudy Giuliani, a Republican candidate for the presidency. Olmert, who is in the United States to meet with President Bush, talked privately for an hour Monday with Giuliani, a leading GOP hopeful ahead of the primaries, The New York Times reported. Giuliani and Olmert were close when both were mayors in the 1990s – Giuliani of New York and Olmert of Jerusalem.