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Israeli Lawmakers Accept Mideast Peace Plan

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Israeli Lawmakers Accept Mideast Peace Plan

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Israeli Lawmakers Accept Mideast Peace Plan

Israeli Lawmakers Accept Mideast Peace Plan

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The Israeli Cabinet approves a U.S.-backed "road map" for peace, the first time an Israeli government has formally affirmed the Palestinians' right to statehood. Palestinian officials welcome the decision, but say that Israel must implement the plan without conditions. The vote sets the stage for a possible June summit with President Bush and the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers. Hear NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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