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Vice President George Bush ended a 10-day trip to the Middle East by attending ceremonies marking the opening of an oil refinery in Marib, Yemen, built by his longtime friend, Texas oilman Ray L. Hunt. Scores of Yemeni troops stood guard as Bush and President Ali Abdullah Saleh dedicated the 10,000-barrel-a-day refinery. Bush hailed U.S. relations with nonaligned Yemen as “fundamentally important.”


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