Arab summit to be held next week [Archives:2006/971/Front Page]

August 10 2006

SANA'A, Aug 9 – In preparing for the meetings of Arab Foreign Ministers, the Arab League Council is going to hold an emergency summit following the return of the League's delegation from New York. The summit will be held in Mecca next week, according to Al-Thawra daily.

The same source mentioned that the summit will discuss the situation in Lebanon and Palestine. In a relating matter, Arab Foreign Ministers, in their emergency meeting held Aug 7, welcomed King Abdullah Bin Abudulaziz's call for holding a summit in Mecca.

Yemeni Foreign Minister, Abu Bakr Al-Qirbi, who attended the meetings of Arab Foreign Ministers' Conference, told Yemen News Agency, Saba, that the conference assured its support for Lebanon and the demands of the Lebanese government's seven points put forward in the Rome Conference.