Mubarak to Meet Yemeni, Bahraini Leaders After Arab Summit
President Hosni Mubarak is to meet Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Egypt's resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Tuesday and with the emir of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa, an Arab League source said.
The three leaders took part in a summit of Arab leaders in Cairo on Saturday and Sunday that pledged financial and moral support to the Palestinian uprising, or Intifada, against Israeli occupation.
No information was available about the three-way meeting in the Red Sea resort, where US President Bill Clinton brokered an October 17 ceasefire that has failed to take effect between Israel and the Palestinians.
Yemen has called for arms to be sent to the Palestinians to help them fight Israel, while Egypt in contrast has encouraged the peace process to be pursued with the Jewish state.
Bahrain serves as Fifth Fleet base of the navy of the United States, Israel's main ally.
The Yemeni president denounced Arab countries, which have relations with Israel in his speech at the Cairo summit, accusing them of "weakening the Arabs in the face of the Zionist entity."
Egypt signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1979 -- CAIRO (AFP)
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