Mubarak again postpones Netanyahu meeting


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A meeting between Hosni Mubarak and Benjamin Netanyahu was postponed amid rumors that Mubarak is seeking treatment for a serious illness.

The meeting between the Egyptian president and Israeli prime minister was postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday, and then to the following weekend, according to reports. Mubarak’s meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Egypt also was postponed, Palestinian officials told Reuters.

Egyptian officials told Reuters that the meeting was changed for logistic reasons, but the Lebanese daily newspaper As-Safir reported Tuesday that Mubarak was heading to Germany for medical treatment. 

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