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Bush Pledges $50 Million in Aid to Palestinians

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Bush Pledges $50 Million in Aid to Palestinians

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Bush Pledges $50 Million in Aid to Palestinians

Bush Pledges $50 Million in Aid to Palestinians

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President Bush speaks during a joint news conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush says the United States will invest $50 million in the Palestinian Authority's construction efforts after Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip. The announcement came after a White House meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.