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August 21, 2003
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A U.S. congressional delegation canceled a meeting with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas after Tuesday’s deadly bus bombing in Jerusalem. “We have concluded it is pointless to meet with Abu Mazen, as he is either impotent to stop terror or unwilling to act,” Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) said in a statement, using Abbas’ nom de guerre.

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