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July 21, 1987 | From Reuters
Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid on Monday urged Israel to help convene an international Middle East peace conference this year, but Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir suggested a regional conference instead. Meguid, the first Egyptian leader to visit the Jewish state since Israel's 1982 invasion of Lebanon, told reporters on arrival that an international parley is the only way to end the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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July 7, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Egyptian officials, frustrated and more than a little nervous over the recent deadlock in efforts to negotiate a peace settlement in the Middle East, have concluded a furious week of diplomacy aimed at jump-starting a process almost everyone else was ready to pronounce dead.
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September 8, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, in a move that ignited controversy in Israel's closely fought national election campaign, has invited the foreign ministers of Israel and Egypt to meet him in New York later this month to try to revive the stalled Middle East peace effort, U.S. officials and diplomatic sources said Wednesday. Reagan promptly was accused by some Israeli officials of trying to influence the selection of the next Israeli prime minister.
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September 8, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan, in a move that ignited controversy in Israel's closely fought national election campaign, has invited the foreign ministers of Israel and Egypt to meet him in New York later this month to try to revive the stalled Middle East peace effort, U.S. officials and diplomatic sources said Wednesday. Reagan promptly was accused by some Israeli officials of trying to influence the selection of the next Israeli prime minister.
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July 7, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Egyptian officials, frustrated and more than a little nervous over the recent deadlock in efforts to negotiate a peace settlement in the Middle East, have concluded a furious week of diplomacy aimed at jump-starting a process almost everyone else was ready to pronounce dead.
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May 21, 1988 | Reuters
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev and Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid met Friday and pledged to develop better ties between their countries, the official Tass news agency reported.
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December 30, 1988 | From Reuters
Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Arens will meet his Egyptian counterpart, Esmat Abdel Meguid, in Paris on Jan. 8 amid reports of an impending Israeli peace initiative, Israeli sources said Thursday. The two men will be attending an international conference on chemical warfare in the French capital.
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February 27, 1991 | United Press International
Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid said Tuesday his country will not cancel or downgrade its diplomatic ties with such Arab states as Jordan and Yemen and others for their support of Iraq in the Gulf War. Jordan, Algeria, Yemen, Sudan and the Palestine Liberation Organization have taken sympathetic stands toward Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, but none of them sanctioned Iraq's occupation and annexation of Kuwait.
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September 15, 1986 | Associated Press
Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid has briefed Jordan on the summit meeting between President Hosni Mubarak and Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, the newspaper Al Ahram said Sunday. Meguid telephoned Jordan's prime minister, Zaid Rifai, to discuss the two-day summit that ended Friday in Alexandria, Egypt, it said. Details of the call were not disclosed.
NEWS
March 6, 1991
Egypt called for the formation of an ARAB PEACEKEEPING FORCE to fill the gap left by the eventual withdrawal of allied troops from the Persian Gulf. Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid suggested that Egyptian and Syrian troops now deployed in the Gulf could be the nucleus of the force. He spoke at a meeting in Damascus of foreign ministers of Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to discuss postwar security arrangements.
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July 21, 1987 | From Reuters
Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid on Monday urged Israel to help convene an international Middle East peace conference this year, but Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir suggested a regional conference instead. Meguid, the first Egyptian leader to visit the Jewish state since Israel's 1982 invasion of Lebanon, told reporters on arrival that an international parley is the only way to end the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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August 7, 1989 | From Reuters
U.S. special envoy John Kelly arrived in Jordan on Sunday for talks with officials on Middle East peace and an Israeli plan for Palestinian elections. Kelly, an assistant secretary of state, flew to Amman after meeting with Egyptian officials on Saturday. In Cairo, Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid said after discussing the Israeli election plan with Kelly: "Egypt again specified it needed to know more and needed Israel to give a clearer picture concerning the elections."
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February 7, 1986
Israeli and Egyptian officials reported progress in talks on terms for arbitration to resolve their dispute over a sliver of Red Sea beach in the Sinai called Taba. "There is a great deal of progress. We have done good work and we will continue," the director general of Israel's Foreign Ministry, David Kimche, said in Cairo after meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel Meguid.
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