Arab League foreign ministers attend a consultative meeting in Beirut

Before the meeting, the foreign ministers were received by the President of the Lebanese Republic, Michel Aoun.

  • The League’s foreign ministers met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun before the meeting.

Foreign ministers and representatives of more than twenty countries will participate, Saturday, in Beirut, Lebanon, in the consultative meeting of foreign ministers of the League of Arab States.

And according to what the Secretary-General of the Alliance, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, revealed, the meeting does not present a specific agenda or idea, “all axes will present his country’s point of view”, in preparation for the high-level summit in Algeria next November. .

The meeting will be attended by ministers from Jordan, Yemen, Algeria, Tunisia, Qatar, Kuwait, occupied Palestine, Sudan, Somalia and Comoros, in addition to representatives from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE.

The meeting, which was held at the Al Habtoor Hotel in the capital, includes delegations from Libya, Djibouti, Mauritania and Morocco. Meanwhile, Iraq, Oman and Syria are absent, the latter without membership since 2011.

On Friday, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati renewed Lebanon’s commitment to implementing all UN Security Council and League resolutions, and consolidating the policy of disengagement from any Arab conflict and threats to its security.

Mikati called, during the welcoming ceremony, the Arab countries, especially the Gulf Cooperation Council, to embrace Lebanon and its people amid the political, economic, financial and social crisis.

Delegations meet the Lebanese President

Before the meeting, the foreign ministers were received by Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who received the foreign ministers of the Arab League, on Saturday, before the consultative meeting of foreign ministers.

According to the presidency’s account on Twitter, Aoun explained to the foreign ministers and representatives of the Arab coalition the current situation and the need to support the country in the midst of the political, economic, financial and social crisis.

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After the meeting at the presidential palace in Baabda, the Secretary-General of the League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, renewed the commitment of the member states to contribute to the recovery of Lebanon, wishing the Cedar nation well.

Today’s meeting will be attended by ministers from Jordan, Yemen, Algeria, Tunisia, Qatar, Kuwait, occupied Palestine, Sudan, Somalia, Comoros, and representatives from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE.

The meeting, which was held at the Al Habtoor Hotel in the capital, includes delegations from Libya, Djibouti, Mauritania and Morocco. Meanwhile, Iraq, Oman and Syria, the latter without membership since 2011, will be absent.

The League of Arab States was born in May 1945 and is an alliance of more than 20 member states from the Middle East and North Africa region headquartered in Cairo.

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