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August 5, 2002
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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres asked the Israeli Embassy in Paris to check the possibility of legal action against a French newspaper that said he wanted Yasser Arafat to die. According to L’Express, Peres said that Palestinian Authority President “Yasser Arafat needs to die, just not by gunshots fired by Israel,” Ha’aretz reported.

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