Egyptian President Leaves Saudi Arabia after Middle East Talks
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Saudi Arabia on Sunday after talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah on the troubled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at Camp David, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Mubarak and Prince Abdullah met behind closed doors in the city of Taif and later traveled to Jeddah for talks with King Fahd, said the agency.
It said the talks covered "the troubled Middle East issue and the occupied Arab territories, in addition to the current situation in the Arab, Islamic and international arenas."
An Egyptian presidential source said in Cairo that the discussions would focus on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, now in their 13th day at Camp David in the United States, reported Reuters.
Mubarak made his one-day visit to Saudi Arabia as the Camp David talks entered a decisive phase with the return of US President Bill Clinton on Sunday after a three-day absence.
Clinton called Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah last week to enlist their support for the talks, said the agency.
Mubarak and Crown Prince Abdullah last met on June 29th at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to discuss coordination in Arab-Israeli peace talks after the death of Syrian president Hafez Assad - (Several Sources)
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