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October 17, 2002
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The White House announced that Israel would release frozen tax funds to the Palestinian Authority. The announcement, timed to coincide with Wednesday’s meeting between President Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, said U.S. monitors would ensure the money is used “for the economic and civil activities of the Palestinian community and to prevent the use of these funds for terrorist activity of any kind.”

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