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Sharon, Abbas Discuss Mideast Peace Plan

Meeting in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas renew their support for a U.S.-backed "road map" to peace. Sharon says he is willing to pay a "painful price" for peace with Palestinians, but adds that no peace is possible if Palestinian "terror" continues. The meeting comes as Israel prepares to withdraw from Bethlehem. Hear NPR News.