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Obama tells Israel to halt expansion

Backs Abbas, gets quick rejection

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / May 29, 2009

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WASHINGTON - President Obama received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House yesterday with an invaluable welcoming gift: a toughly worded, categorical US demand for Israel to stop expanding settlements in the West Bank. (Full article: 1121 words)

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