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Israeli trade and Industry Minister Ehud Olmert (L) holds hands with Palestinian minister for internal security Mohammed Dahlan as they chat during statements by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas prior to their meeting in Jerusalem 01 July 2003. In his statement, Sharon said that the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians have improved. AFP PHOTO/Menahem KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images)

Israeli trade and Industry Minister Ehud Olmert (L) holds hands with Palestinian minister for internal security Mohammed Dahlan as they chat during statements by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas prior to their meeting in Jerusalem 01 July 2003. In his statement, Sharon said that the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians have improved.     AFP PHOTO/Menahem KAHANA  (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images)