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Arafat admits 'mistakes' to MPs

The veteran Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has told a meeting of MPs that “unacceptable mistakes” have been made under his leadership. In what is seen as a rare admission, he also acknowledged there had been major failings in enforcing security in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Mr Arafat committed himself to a new effort to reform his government, but he made few specific pledges. Last month, Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei threatened to resign over the issue. Full Story

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