Mubarak, Abdullah to join peace talks

WASHINGTON — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan’s King Abdullah II will join Mideast peace talks early next month in Washington, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.

By (AFP)

Published: Fri 20 Aug 2010, 10:19 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:50 AM

Clinton said Israeli and Palestinian leaders, hosted by President Barack Obama, would resume direct peace talks in the US capital on September 2, with the goal of a deal in one year.

“President Obama has invited President Mubarak of Egypt and King Abdullah of Jordan to attend, in view of their critical role in this effort,” Clinton said.

“Their continued leadership and commitment to peace will be essential to our success.”

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