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February 11, 2002
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Israel’s defense minister apologized to U.S. officials after he revealed comments they made in private meetings. Benjamin Ben-Eliezer called Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice late last week to apologize after telling the newspaper Yediot Achronot that he was surprised by the tough position senior Bush administration officials had taken against Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, Israel’s Channel One Television reported.

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