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May 15, 2006
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Senior Israeli officials traveled to Washington to prepare for Ehud Olmert’s visit. Yoram Turbowitz, a senior aide to the prime minister, and veteran adviser Dov Weisglass flew out to the United States on Saturday for preparatory talks in the White House. President Bush is to receive Olmert there next week for their first summit. The prime minister is expected to push for U.S. recognition of, and financing for, Olmert’s “convergence plan,”

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