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ISRAEL AND VATICAN MOVE TOWARD TIES

The Vatican and Israel have set up a high-level, permanent commission aimed at normalizing relations, the Vatican said yesterday.

Chief Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said it would be premature to predict how long before diplomatic links could be established.

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The Vatican recognizes Israel's right to exist within secure borders but has denied Israel full diplomatic recognition.