The European Union wanted to present a copy of the ‘road map’ for Israeli-Palestinian peace to Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, but the United States intervened. Diplomatic sources say E.U. leaders felt Arafat should receive the document — crafted by the “Quartet” of the United States, European Union, Russia and the United Nations — because he is still a relevant player in the political process.
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