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Sharon, Abbas to Hold First Meeting

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Sharon, Abbas to Hold First Meeting

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Sharon, Abbas to Hold First Meeting

Sharon, Abbas to Hold First Meeting

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and newly installed Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas meet Saturday in Jerusalem — their first face-to-face encounter. Sharon is due at the White House in coming days as U.S. officials attempt to jump-start peace efforts. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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