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August 28, 2001
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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan accused Israel of stoking the Middle East crisis and called for international action before violence spread to neighboring countries. “The Israelis have raised tensions in the region to levels we have not seen in many years,” Annan said after Israel assassinated the leader of the radical Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in a helicopter raid.

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