Jeddah, SANA-The Arab foreign ministers’ preparatory meeting started for the work of the Arab summit scheduled to be held next Friday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with the participation of a Syrian delegation, headed by Foreign and Expatraites Minister, Fayssal Mikdad.
Algeria welcomes resumption of Syria participation in Arab League meetings
“Our meeting is taking place today within special regional circumstance and rapid international developments that require continuing work to unite our word in order to overcome obstacles and challenges”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad in Algeria, Ahmed Attaf, said during the meeting.
Attaf stressed the need to intensify efforts to strengthen joint Arab action and neutralize the marginal tensions that divide our countries.
Attaf went on to say that Algeria welcomes the resumption of Syria’s participation in the Arab League meetings, which reflects positively on strengthening joint Arab action.
Saudi Foreign Minister welcomes participation of Syria
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, for his part, said: I welcome the Syrian Arab Republic here in our meeting today, and the resumption of its participation in the meetings of the Arab League.
He added that the world is going through many challenges and difficulties that “make us at a crossroads that require us to stand together and do more.
Al-Gheit : we must work in a bloc that gives weight to the Arab stances
In turn, Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Abu said “We welcome the resumption of Syria’s participation in the meetings of the Arab League , and we hope that its return represents the end of the crisis in it, adding that We must work as one bloc, and this is what gives weight to our positions and provides a protective umbrella for our region in light of international changes.
Abu Al-Gheit affirmed that Syria is a country that has a prominent civilizational contribution to the region throughout history. It is a founding country for the League , and we are all looking forward to strengthening its role and presence.