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Remarks with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Before their Meeting

Secretary Colin L. Powell
Prime Minister's Residence, Jerusalem
May 11, 2003

PRIME MINISTER SHARON:  …In Jerusalem.  We are very glad you are here.  We are looking forward to work together with you in moving forward the peace process and I would like you to know that you are among friends.

 SECRETARY POWELL:  Thank you very much, Mr. Prime Minister.  It is a pleasure for me to be back here and especially on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the birth of the State of Israel.  We have much to talk about and I look forward to our conversations and how we can move the peace process forward by bringing peace to the region  (inaudible) President Bush to you and to the State of Israel (inaudible).

Thank you.


Released on May 11, 2003

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