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Jordan's king calls Mubarak over developments in Egypt

01-31-2011 11:26 BJT

AMMAN, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- King Abdullah II of Jordan on Sunday called Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to discuss the situation in Egypt, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

During the phone call, the Jordanian leader said he wishes for security, stability and progress in "brotherly" Egypt.

Also Sunday, Abdullah II discussed the latest developments in Egypt with world leaders over the phone.

Abdullah II looked into the latest developments in the Middle East, especially the situation in Egypt, with U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Bahraini King Hamad Ben Issa Al Khalifa and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.

The Egyptian president has recently received phone calls also from Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who criticized the protesters and expressed support for Mubarak. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah also phoned Mubarak and expressed their support for the Egyptian government and the Egyptian people.

In addition, the Bahraini king phoned Mubarak and called for Arab leaders to meet to adopt a strategy on the future and progress of the Arab nation.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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