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April 19, 2002
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President Bush said he understands why Israel remains in Ramallah and Bethlehem. Talking to reporters Thursday during a meeting with Secretary of State Colin Powell, Bush said he had received assurances from Israel that the incursions into Ramallah will end when those accused of killing Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi are handed over, and that Israel will leave Bethlehem when armed gunmen in the Church of the Nativity surrender.

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