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June 28, 2001
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Israel is trying to prevent a return to the negotiating table by insisting on the “unattainable” condition of a complete halt to Palestinian violence, according to a Palestinian memorandum obtained by The New York Times. “We cannot agree to become the first country in the world with no violence or criminals,” said the memo, which is being circulated among Palestinian officials to provide talking points for a meeting this week with U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.

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