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June 1, 2005
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A former Palestinian ministerial aide was assassinated in the West Bank Samir Al-Rantisi was killed Sunday night in Ramallah. The assassination was seen as an attack on the Geneva peace initiative, since Al-Rantisi had served as a spokesman for Yasser Abed Rabbo, one of the authors of the joint Israeli-Palestinian plan.

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