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March 30, 2000
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Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat denied that he had received assurances that Israel would agree to a declaration of an independent Palestinian state in September if the two sides fail to reach a final peace agreement by then. Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s security adviser, Danny Yatom, issued the denials in the wake of an Israeli Army Radio report that Barak made the pledge during a recent meeting with Arafat.

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