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March 30, 2006
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American consular officials in Jerusalem must review any request for a meeting between U.S. and Palestinian Authority officials. The new directive, which applies to U.S. officials worldwide, comes as Hamas assumes control of the Palestinian Authority this week. Hamas is listed in the United States as a terrorist group, and any meeting with its officials is banned by U.S. law.

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