Former President Peres to participate in conference with Arab world leaders

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 22, 2015 09:30

Former President Shimon Peres left for Jordan Friday morning to participate in the World Economic Forum featuring top leaders from across the Arab world including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the head of the Palestinian Authority  Mahmoud Abbas, the prime minister of Jordan,  as well as the vice president of Iraq, Iraq's foreign minister, the foreign minister of Egypt and others. 

The main topics addressed will be the negotiation talks between world powers and Iran, the promotion of the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, and taking steps to stop extremist violence in the Middle East and the creation of regional peace and prosperity. Peres will speak during the conference on these issues.


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