Sarkozy and Mubarak meet for peace talks

Presidents Nicolas Sarkozy of France and Hosni Mubarak of Egypt have discussed how they can work together to promote peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.

France and Egypt share the presidency of the Union for the Mediterranean, which brings together the 27-nation European Union and 16 partner countries across the southern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Mr Sarkozy's office says the men spoke at the French presidential palace about how they could use their co-presidency to promote initiatives for Middle East peace.

The organisation's next summit is scheduled for November in Barcelona.

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