Israel and the Palestinians exchanged accusations ahead of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. An aide to Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat on Wednesday accused Israel of trying to sabotage Powell’s visit and delay implementation of the “road map” toward Israeli-Palestinian peace. Israel, in turn, insisted that the Palestinians launch a crackdown against terrorist groups.
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