Mubarak to ask Olmert for joint summit with Abbas

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will try to convince Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a joint summit meeting with Mubarak, Army Radio reported on Saturday. Mubarak and Olmert will meet on Sunday in Sharm e-Sheik in the shadow of the Friday morning firefight at Mount Sagi on the Egyptian border in which IDF troops shot and killed two Egyptian policemen. The circumstances behind the Friday morning incident are under investigation.