Report: Mubarak May Dispatch Top Officials to US to Discuss Palestinian Crisis
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may send his advisor Osama Al Baz or Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher on an urgent mission to Washington to discuss ways of enforcing a ceasefire in the Occupied Territories, reported Israel Radio, cited by Al Gumhouriyyah newspaper on Saturday.
The reports cited Egyptian sources as saying that Mubarak’s envoy would brief US officials on the urgent need to implement the US-brokered ceasefire and the Mitchell report's recommendations.
Within the same context, Mubarak addressed on Friday an "urgent message" to his US counterpart, George W. Bush, on the "dangerous complications" in the Middle East, the official MENA news agency reported.
MENA described the contents as "an urgent message bearing on the deterioration of the situation in the Occupied Territories and the continuing Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people."
Mubarak explained to Bush the dangers that could result from the current string of clashes, after an Israeli military strike killed five Hamas members, a journalist and two children on Tuesday.
"The situation will become worse, and the whole region will be dragged into a very dangerous state," MENA said, cited by AFP – Albawaba.com
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