Foreign ministers from five of the six nations involved in talks on North Korea's nuclear programme plan to meet in Egypt this week on the sidelines of an international conference on Iraq, officials said Thursday.
Construction of a three-billion-dollar causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Egypt will begin next week.
_ Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso left Moscow for Egypt on Thursday night to attend an international conference aimed at stabilizing Iraq.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem have planned to meet in Egypt's Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh later on Thursday on the sidelines of the conference of the International Compact with Iraq, a senior U.S. official said.
Harambee Stars coach Jacob Mulee says they are contemplating pitching camp in Egypt after the Swaziland tie in Mbabane on June 2.
Secretary of State Rice Meets with Syrian Counterpart in Egypt
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is among the world leaders in Egypt attending a conference aimed at boosting support for the Iraqi government.
Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett arrived in Egypt on Wednesday for an international conference where diplomats hope to make a push to solve problems that have plagued Iraq since it was invaded by coalition forces in 2003.
Japan and Egypt agreed on Wednesday to work together in a bid to end the crisis over Iran's nuclear ambitions and called for a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction.
_ Foreign ministers from five nations discussing denuclearization with North Korea will no longer meet in Egypt on Friday to put pressure on Pyongyang to fulfill February's disarmament deal, a State Department spokesman said Thursday.