Yemen Calls for an Arab Summit [Archives:1999/51/Front Page]

December 20 1999

Yemen’s permanent representative at the Arab League, Ambassador Ahmad Lokman, has pointed out the importance of convincing the Arab Summit to discuss the current problems in the region and confront the new regional and international challenges.
On Thursday, December 16, Yemen reiterated its call for holding an Arab summit with the aim of achieving the Arab solidarity which Yemen aspires towards.
Following a meeting and discussions with the Arab League Secretary General, Dr. Esmat Abdul Majeed, the Yemeni delegate, said the call for holding the summit had become an urgent Arab demand. He expressed his hope that Egypt would actively contribute to preparations for holding the summit.