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January 5, 2004
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Syria’s peace overtures are genuine, the chief of Israeli military intelligence said. Israeli media quoted Maj. Gen. Aharon Ze’evi-Farkash as telling Israel’s Cabinet on Sunday that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s recent offer to restart peace talks with Israel resulted from a real desire to remove U.S. sanctions against Damascus.

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