The prime ministers of Britain and Turkey congratulated Ariel Sharon on the Gaza Strip withdrawal. “I greatly admire the courage with which you have developed and implemented this policy. I believe you are right to see disengagement as an historic opportunity to pursue a better future for Israelis and Palestinians,” Britain’s Tony Blair wrote in a letter Tuesday to his Israeli counterpart.
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