CIA Director George Tenet brought together senior Israeli and Palestinian security officials to begin implementing a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. Meanwhile, Hamas officials announced that they will not abide by the cease-fire. Another fundamentalist group, Islamic Jihad, called the deal an insult.
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