Ariel Sharon’s proposals on withdrawing from Gaza and the West Bank “have the potential to be historic,” the White House said. National Security Council spokesman Shawn McCormack spoke after two top aides to Israel’s prime minister briefed top U.S. officials this week on the status of the plan. McCormack said U.S. officials would soon visit Israel to further the plan.
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