Scant Details as Rice Lobbies for Mideast Meeting

[Reuters] Sue Pleming - Secretary of State Rice will be in Egypt and Saudi Arabia this week to win Arab support for a proposed conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace moves, but details for that meeting are scant. An Arab diplomat said people were still trying to work out what such a meeting might achieve. "The White House has continued to play down expectations," said Daniel Levy, a senior fellow from the New America Foundation. "They don't want to lock themselves into something in advance and promise something she can't deliver."

2007-07-30 01:00:00

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