Egyptian Foreign Minister Discusses Middle East in Brazil and Meets with Lula

By Geraldine Cook
July 31, 2009

The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, met with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and with his Brazilian counterpart, Celso Amorim, during a visit to Brazil in which he discussed peace in the Middle East and both foreign ministers repeated their call for Israel to declare a moratorium on settlement creation and expansion.