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May 11, 2000
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Miss Lebanon is refusing to speak to Miss Israel during the Miss Universe contest being held on Cyprus. “I am an ambassador of my country, and I respect my government’s decision not to have links with Israel,” said Miss Lebanon, Norma Naoum. But Nirit Bakchi is not bothered by the snub. “I just keep to girls I connect with,” she said.

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