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News Brief

September 30, 2003
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The United States is concerned about replacing some basic social services provided by Hamas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Anthony Wayne, assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, told Congress last week that while the United States is working to cut all funding to terrorist groups such as Hamas, “it is important to remember that a significant portion of this money has gone to provide extensive basic services to the Palestinian population — services the Palestinian Authority has not yet successfully provided.”

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