Bush in Egypt to discuss stalled Mideast peace

May 17th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin  

Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt), May 17 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush Saturday arrived in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the last stop of his three-country tour in the Middle East. Shortly after his arrival at the Sharm el-Sheikh international airport, Bush began holding talks with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on the latest developments in the region.

According to an earlier report, Bush will hold talks with the Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) schedule here Sunday.

The meeting with Karzai will focus on the US commitment to the stability of Afghanistan, while talks with Abbas will deal with issues related to the stalled Middle East peace process.

Bush is on a five-day Mideast tour that took him also to Israel and Saudi Arabia.

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