King Abdullah II of Jordan is to visit Egypt on Monday for talks with President Hosny Mubarak on the latest developments in the region, the royal court in Amman announced Sunday, the dpa reported.
The two Arab leaders, who will meet at Sharm el-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea, are expected to review the outcome of the ongoing peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, officials said.
Abdullah was expected to brief Mubarak on the results of his talks with US President George W Bush in Washington on Wednesday, they added.
Abdullah and Mubarak are also expected to have talks on Sunday and Monday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who also met with Bush on Thursday to ask his intervention to push forward the stalled talks with the Israelis.
In remarks to reporters on Saturday, Abbas sounded pessimistic over the chances of achieving any deal with Israel before the end of 2008 as envisaged by Bush.
Abdullah was scheduled to fly to Kuwait on Monday to take part in the fourth International Islamic Economic Forum due to open there on Tuesday, the royal court said.