Israeli Arab Cabinet Minister to Convey Message from Sharon to Jordan’s Monarch
Israeli Arab cabinet minister Saleh Tarif will soon visit Jordan to convey a message from Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to Jordan’s King Abdullah, Israeli officials said, cited by Haaretz newspaper.
Tarif will hold talks with parliament speaker Abdel-Hadi Majali and other senior Jordanian officials, said the paper.
Meanwhile, sources in Jerusalem have denied remarks made by a Jordanian cabinet minister saying that Tarif’s visit was recreational and that he did not intend to meet with Jordanian officials.
Earlier reports said that Tarif was also scheduled to visit Egypt.
But sources said that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refused to meet with Tarif – Albawaba.com