Mubarak says Egypt proposed new Mideast peace plan

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Saturday that Egypt had presented a new solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's recent visit. While Mubarak would not release details of the initiative, he said it had been formulated with a number of other Arab countries and submitted to US President George W. Bush, Israel Radio reported. According to Mubarak, an Egyptian delegation plans to travel to Washington in February to discuss the plan.