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Middle East / Peace Moves / "Occupation" #729526

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 2003
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(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Kelly Wallace) The debate in Israel over Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's public use of the word "occupation" reviewed. [Yesterday, SHARON {thru translator} - says what is happening is to the Palestinians is an occupation.] [Israeli settlers spokesman Yisrael MEIDAD†- reacts to Sharon's words.] [Sharon adviser Raanan GISSIN†- explains what Sharon meant.] [Political analyst Leslie SUSSE†- says Sharon wanted to shock the right-wing audience.] Statement from Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas about Sharon's remarks quoted. The reaction in Israel to Sharon's remakes discussed.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Wallace, Kelly

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