Report: PM, Abbas hold secret meeting in Jordan

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas met at a secret location in Jordan and came to an agreement over the release of captured IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Shalit, the Arab-Israeli newspaper A-Sinrareported on Thursday. The two were reportedly joined by the head of the Mossad and deputy head of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency). Israel Radio reported that officials in the Prime Minister's Office denied the report.