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August 19, 2002
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Israel’s prime minister approved a plan in April to deport Yasser Arafat from the West Bank, but it was rejected by the Cabinet, Israeli television reported last Friday. According to the report, the military plan was presented to the Cabinet shortly after Ariel Sharon and the Israel Defense Force’s then-chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Shaul Mofaz, discussed it in April.

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