Condoleezza Rice expressed interest in the Israeli project to resettle evacuated Gaza settlers in the Negev and Galilee. The U.S. secretary of state met Wednesday with Ehud Olmert, Israel’s interim finance minister, in Washington and expressed appreciation for Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank. The two also discussed reviving the “road map” peace plan, Olmert told reporters after the meeting.
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