Egypt, Jordan discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace

Mubarak, Abdullah say halting the Palestinian factional violence the first step in restarting "road map."

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January 10, 2007 16:02
Egypt, Jordan discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace

Aboul Gheit 298. (photo credit: AP [file])

 
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The leaders of Egypt and Jordan discussed moves Wednesday to halt the violence among Palestinians as a first step toward reviving the peace process with Israel, the two countries' foreign ministers told reporters. Speaking after a summit between President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah II, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said the two governments were working on a joint initiative to stop the main Palestinian parties, Hamas and Fatah, from fighting each other in the streets of Gaza and the West Bank. "It is a direct Egyptian and Jordanian attempt to deal with the Palestinian factions, calling on them to be reasonable so that they will reach an internal agreement," Aboul Gheit said of the joint initiative. Aboul Gheit, with Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah al-Khatib standing next to him and nodding, said there was a common desire among Egypt, Jordan and other Arab countries to reach an agreement for the Palestinians that would pave the way for the resumption of peace talks with Israel based on the so-called "road map" plan.

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