Since the ceasefire agreement in Lebanon there has been an increase in talks among Arab leaders.
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Background: Since the ceasefire agreement in Lebanon there has been an increase in talks among Arab leaders. An Egyptian delegation arrived in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (20 November) to discuss the situation and other pressing problems in the Arab world.
SYNOPSIS: Egyptian Vice--President Mr. Husni Mubarak led the delegation to Abu Dhabi. The Egyptians were welcomed by Abu Dhabi's Deputy Head of State, Sheikh Rashed Ben Saeed Al--Maktoun, senior government ministers and officials and members of the Arab and foreign diplomatic corps.
The visitors, who had just made a whistle stop visit to Muscat, were afforded an official welcome and the national anthems of both countries were played.
Among the Egyptian party was Foreign Minister Mr. Ismail Fahmi. After the welcoming ceremony Mr. Mubarak and his party left for talks with Abu Dhabi's Foreign Minister Khalifa Al Suwaidi.
The talks centred problems in that Arab world, with special reference to Lebanon and bilateral relations.