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November 13, 2003
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Yasser Arafat offered Israel an olive branch as the Palestinian Authority Parliament approved a new Cabinet. “We do not deny the right of Israelis to live in security alongside the Palestinian people in their own independent state. Let us end the cycle of fighting,” Arafat said on Wednesday in an address that dwelled on Israeli military crackdowns in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israel dismissed the call as insincere.

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