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August 20, 2001
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Israeli President Moshe Katsav sent a letter to 64 heads of state urging them to prevent the upcoming U.N. conference on racism from turning into a tool for condemnation of Israel. Katsav’s letter comes after proposals to denigrate Zionism as racism and condemn Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians have provoked considerable discussion in pre-forum meetings.

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