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**FILE** In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2003, then Palestinian Finance Minister Salam Fayad (center), former government General Secretary Hasan Abu-Lebdeh (right) and former Labor Minister Ghassan Khatib (left) sit in an unknown office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (Associated Press)
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**FILE** In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2003, then Palestinian Finance Minister Salam Fayad (center), former government General Secretary Hasan Abu-Lebdeh (right) and former Labor Minister Ghassan Khatib (left) sit in an unknown office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (Associated Press)

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