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November 8, 2000
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Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat said he would continue to press for a U.N. peacekeeping force in the West Bank and Gaza Strip even though President Clinton rejected the idea. Arafat said he had asked for U.N. peacekeepers more than a week ago. Clinton told a Chicago radio station that Israel’s opposition to such a force means “it can’t happen.”

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