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November 3, 2003
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The Bush administration would appreciate more “flexibility” in the Syria Accountability Act, but will not oppose it, a senior U.S. official said. Ambassador William Burns, Bush’s top envoy to the Middle East, suggested that the administration had dropped its opposition to the tough sanctions bill, passed this month by the House of Representatives, because of Syria’s failure to clamp down on anti-Israel terrorist groups.

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