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News Brief

October 17, 2000
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Argentine officials strengthened police presence near Jewish and Arab institutions in response to the conflict in the Middle East. Security was also beefed up at the U.S. Embassy and at border crossings. In addition, Argentine President Fernando de la Rua convened the heads of the security forces and met with Jewish and Arab community leaders, who had written a joint statement calling for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

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