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January 4, 2000
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President Clinton kicked off the Israeli-Syrian peace talks on Monday with a photo-op stroll in Shepherdstown, W.Va., with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa. But the United States is playing down expectations that this round of talks would directly lead to an agreement between the two countries.

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