Colin Powell directly appealed to Yasser Arafat to cede power to the Palestinian prime minister. An Arab journalist asked the U.S. secretary of state last Friday how long the Palestinians must suffer because of the deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian relations. Powell blamed the Palestinian Authority president.
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