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Four Arab nations say they'll fight terrorism

In his first foray into the Middle East, U.S. President George W. Bush extracted an agreement from the leaders of four friendly Arab countries to cut off support for Palestinian terrorists and quell the “the culture of extremism and violence” that has thwarted peace efforts. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak pledged yesterday that funds for Palestinians will be funnelled only through the Palestinian Authority as the leaders offered their support to efforts for peace in the Middle East. “We will use all the power of the law to prevent support reaching illegal organizations, including terrorist groups,” he said, reading a from statement on behalf of Arab leaders gathered with Mr. Bush and Palestinian prime minister Mahmoud Abbas: Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah of Jordan and King Hamad of Bahrain. Full Story

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