Olmert Open to Regional Peace Summit with Arabs

[AFP/Yahoo] Ron Bousso - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday he "would not hesitate" to take part in a regional Arab peace summit amid U.S. efforts to revive the stalled Middle East peace process. "If such an invitation would come my way, I would look at it in a very positive way," Olmert told a joint press conference with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem. A senior U.S. official traveling with Secretary of State Rice said it remained uncertain whether countries such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia, which have no formal ties with Israel, would agree to attend a summit with Israeli leaders.

2007-03-27 01:00:00

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