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Powell Pushes 'Road Map' for Mideast Peace

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Powell Pushes 'Road Map' for Mideast Peace

Powell Pushes 'Road Map' for Mideast Peace

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In a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas says he is willing to accept a U.S.-backed "road map" for Mideast peace, despite having some reservations to parts of the plan. The meeting comes after Powell meets with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who says the burden is on the Palestinians to crack down on terrorism. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.