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Israel to permit Arab residents to vote in upcoming Palestinian elections - Comments

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday said Israel will permit Arab residents of Jerusalem to vote in upcoming Palestinian elections, a key step toward resolving a standoff that had threatened to derail the balloting. Mofaz said Israel would follow the policy of previous Palestinian elections, including last year's presidential vote, when it permitted a small number of Jerusalem Arabs to cast votes in local post offices. The remainder were permitted to vote in outlying suburbs in the West Bank

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