A U.S. envoy reportedly recommended that Israeli officials give up on their demand for seven days of quiet before cease-fire talks with the Palestinians. Anthony Zinni made the comments in talks Thursday with Israeli security officials, according to the Jerusalem Post. Zinni is scheduled to meet separately with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat on Friday.
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