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U.S. Mideast envoy George Mitchell (left) meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. Their talks focused on Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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U.S. Mideast envoy George Mitchell (left) meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. Their talks focused on Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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