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February 20, 2004
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Israel’s plan for unilateral disengagement will deprive the Palestinians of a public-relations tool, Ehud Olmert said. Addressing a mission of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in Jerusalem on Thursday, the Cabinet minister defended Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s plan to evacuate most Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip — and, Olmert said, many in the West Bank.

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