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June 18, 2004
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An influential U.S. congresswoman praised Egypt for its efforts to aid an Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who chairs the Middle East subcommittee of the House International Relations Committee, had called a hearing Wednesday to threaten congressional action against Egypt for its failure to destroy tunnels used to smuggle arms across its border with Gaza.

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