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October 16, 2001
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The speaker of Israel’s Knesset protested the awarding of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the United Nations. In a letter to the prize committee that was obtained by Reuters, Avraham Burg cited U.N. handling of a case in which Hezbollah gunmen kidnapped three Israeli soldiers across the Israeli-Lebanese border last October.

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