Mubarak Meets Yemeni, Bahraini Leaders in Sharm el-Sheikh
President Hosni Mubarak met Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and Bahrain's emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa, in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday, Egyptian officials said.
They discussed the results of the Arab summit convened in Cairo on Saturday and Sunday to draw up a joint stand on the Israeli-Palestinian violence of the past three weeks.
Mubarak first held talks with Saleh, and the two leaders were later joined by Sheikh Hamad, officials 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.
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 – SHARM EL-SHEIKH (AFP)
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