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Amid Relative Quiet, Sharon and Abbas Plan Summit

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Amid Relative Quiet, Sharon and Abbas Plan Summit

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Amid Relative Quiet, Sharon and Abbas Plan Summit

Amid Relative Quiet, Sharon and Abbas Plan Summit

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas plan to hold summit talks next week in Egypt, the first such contact since June of 2003. Abbas has deployed thousands of police officers to prevent attacks against Israeli targets in Gaza. Israel has responded by halting offensive operations.

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