"EU Seeks Terror Deal at Clouded Summit with Neighbours
...Of the Mediterranean-rim partner states, only Palestinian chief Mahmud Abbas and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan led highest-level delegations to the summit, which began Sunday evening.
Abbas took advantage Sunday of the opportunity to have talks with Blair at which both scented some progress following last week`s opening of the Rafah border crossing.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan also seized the chance to meet new German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who accepted an invitation to visit Turkey and pledged to respect commitments made to Ankara despite her own doubts about its EU bid..."
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