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Sharon Set to Visit Bush, Abbas Talks a 'Success'

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Sharon Set to Visit Bush, Abbas Talks a 'Success'

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Sharon Set to Visit Bush, Abbas Talks a 'Success'

Sharon Set to Visit Bush, Abbas Talks a 'Success'

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The Israeli government announces plans to the release an additional 100 Palestinian prisoners on the eve of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's scheduled visit to Washington, D.C. Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas returns from what is deemed a successful meeting with President Bush on the "roadmap to peace." Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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