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April 13, 2001
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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said he believes Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat is “beginning to soften” because of the tough Israeli response to Palestinian violence. In an interview published by the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot, Sharon said “there is movement” in Arafat’s position because he is beginning to understand that Israel will not return to negotiations as long as the violence continues.

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