U.S. Jewish officials opposed a planned meeting between Condoleezza Rice and members of a Palestinian terrorist group linked to the Fatah Party. The U.S. secretary of state, who is touring the Middle East in a bid to revive Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, met Wednesday with Palestinian officials in the West Bank. The Al-Aksa representatives did not attend the meeting in the end, Hoenlein said.
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