Palestine, Saudi Arabia request urgent Arab League summit over Gaza

Ahram Online , Monday 30 Oct 2023

The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) announced that they had received on Monday a request from Palestine and Saudi Arabia to hold an extraordinary session of the Arab League Council in Riyadh on 11 November.

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File photo: Arab League foreign ministers meet during an annual meeting in Cairo, Egypt, . AP


Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League Ambassador Hossam Zaki stated that the General Secretariat had received the request calling on the league to discuss the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip that has been ongoing since 7 October.

Saudi Arabia is currently presiding over the Arab League Council.

He noted that the General Secretariat of the Arab League has disseminated the Palestinian and Saudi memoranda to the member Arab states.

The Arab League Council of Foreign Ministers held an extraordinary session at the General Secretariat headquarters on 11 October in Cairo.

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