Israeli media are speculating that gaps between Israel and Syria have narrowed. The reports came despite official Israeli reaction downplaying expectations for President Clinton’s summit meeting Sunday with Syrian President Hafez Assad. The Israeli daily Ma’ariv said that barring any last-minute hitch, Clinton and Assad would announce a resumption of Israeli-Syrian negotiations.
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