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Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad stands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during their visiting to the Nassar stone factory at the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Biden said Wednesday the Palestinians deserve a "viable" independent state with contiguous territory, seeking to reassure them of U.S. support after Israel announced plans to expand a Jewish neighborhood in disputed east Jerusalem. Photo by Mustafa Abu Dayeh \ pool