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January 7, 2002
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Israel flew foreign diplomats and military attaches to Eilat to view a weapons-laden ship it captured last week. Speaking in front of the ship Sunday, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon accused Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat of issuing the order to purchase the arms “to bring about a regional deterioration which would lead to war.” The Palestinian Authority has denied any link with the ship, the Karine-A.

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