The Israeli and Palestinian Authority prime ministers may hold their first meeting next week. The location of the meeting between Ariel Sharon and Ahmed Qurei, slated for Tuesday, was not immediately clear. Israeli officials said Wednesday that Sharon hopes the summit will ease U.S. concerns about the diplomatic deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians ahead of Sharon’s upcoming trip to Washington.
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