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US Middle East envoy George Mitchell waves on February 2, 2009 at the Elysee Palace in Paris prior a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Mitchell, the new Barack Obama administration pointman for helping revive peace talks in the wake of Israel’s deadly three-week assault on the Gaza strip, ended on the eve his Middle East tour aimed at reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. AFP PHOTO / GERARD CERLES (Photo credit should read GERARD CERLES/AFP/Getty Images)