Cairo, EGYPT: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas holds a press conference following his meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the presidential palace in Cairo 27 December 2006. The Palestinian Authority president’s visit to Egypt comes after similar talks with King Abdullah II in Amman earlier this week on the latest developments in the Palestinian territories, following his first official meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in six months. AFP PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)