A survey showed Likud support dropping for Ariel Sharon’s plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip. According to the opinion poll published in Yediot Achronot on Thursday, 44 percent of Likud members back the disengagement plan, while 40 percent are opposed; 16 percent are undecided. The Israeli prime minister will put the plan to a May 2 referendum by his ruling party’s 200,000 members, and approval is crucial for its implementation.
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