Abbas in Sharm e-Sheikh for talks with Mubarak

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was in Sharm e-Sheikh Wednesday for talks with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, Israel Radio reported. The two were expected to discuss the state of bilateral negotiations following the Annapolis conference, the ongoing confrontations between Fatah and Hamas and the issue of Palestinian pilgrims returning from Mecca to the Gaza Strip who have been stranded in Egypt for the past few days.