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News Brief

October 13, 2000
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The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates voiced similar stances regarding the Middle East during their second debate. Vice President Al Gore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush emphasized their strong support for Israel and called on Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat to clamp down on escalating violence. They also said they were determined to maintain U.S. relations with moderate Arab countries.

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