"Or will they only dispatch ambassadors, by which Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will understand that the Arab support he enjoys is limited and that those dignitaries' presence is merely an attempt to contain the insult to U.S. President George W. Bush?" Saudi Arabia, in particular, will not wish to be too closely identified with the goings-on at Annapolis. It has already set out its own plan for the resolution of the conflict.
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from the article: ANALYSIS: The importance of who attends Annapolis from Arab states