Israel’s Weizman to Pay Goodbye Visit to Mubarak

Published June 23rd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Israeli president Ezer Weizman will pay a visit of several hours to Egypt on Sunday in order to take his leave of president Hosni Mubarak, reported Haaretz newspaper. 

Weizman will resign the presidency next month.  

The two presidents will hold a joint press conference after their meeting, said the paper.  

Haaretz said that Weizman is expected to ask again for the release of Azzam Azzam, an Israeli Arab who is imprisoned in Egypt.  

It will be Weizman's fourth visit to Egypt during his presidency, said the paper – Albawaba.com 

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