Israeli and Palestinian officials asked the U.S. envoy in the region not to return home. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon met with former Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni on Monday to urge him to continue his peacemaking mission. Palestinian officials also publicly urged him to stay.
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