Arafat in Tunis to Brief Ben Ali on Washington Trip

Published June 24th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Palestinian president Yasser Arafat arrived in Tunis on Saturday to brief President Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali on the Middle East peace process following his talks in Washington earlier this month. 

Tunisian foreign minister, Habib Ben Yahia, greeted Arafat at the airport, Palestinian sources in Tunis said. 

Arafat met with US President Bill Clinton on June 15th in a bid to re-launch the peace process. 

The Palestinian president is to have talks in Cairo on Sunday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak - TUNIS (AFP) 

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