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Foreign Minister participates in preparatory meeting of Extraordinary Session of Arab Summit

Riyadh, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today participated in the Arab Foreign Ministers’ Preparatory Meeting for the Extraordinary Session of the Arab Summit, to be held in Riyadh on Saturday, under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia.

The Extraordinary Session of the Arab Summit will be held based on the request of the State of Palestine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss the developments of the situation in the Gaza Strip.

The ministerial meeting was chaired by His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, the President of the current session of the Arab Summit, with the participation of Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Arab League.

The Arab foreign ministers discussed the agenda of the Extraordinary Session of the Arab Summit, in addition to the draft resolution on the situation in the Gaza Strip, which will be submitted to the summit for approval.

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s delegation included mainly Fawzia bint Abdulla Zainal, Bahrain’s Ambassador to Egypt, and its Permanent Representative to the Arab League, Shaikh Ali bin Abdulrahman bin Ali Al Khalifa, Bahraini Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and its Representative to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and Ambassador Ahmed Al Turaifi, Chief of Arab and African Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Source: Bahrain News Agency