Bush Meets Arab Leaders in Egypt

(New York Times) President Bush, meeting with Arab leaders from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bahrain, and the Palestinians in Sharm el-Sheikh Tuesday, said, "All progress towards peace requires the rejection of terror. The leaders here today have declared their firm rejection of terror, regardless of its justifications or motives. They've also committed to practical actions to use all means to cut off assistance, including arms and financing to any terror group, and to aid the Palestinian Authority in their own fight against terror." (White House) See also On Camera But Unaware, Bush Displays His Fervor In one moment caught by an Egyptian TV camera, Mr. Bush and Mr. Abbas could be seen smiling and talking to each other off to the side. "By the time the lunch was over, they looked like they were old pals," said a high-ranking Saudi official.

2003-06-04 00:00:00

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