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Arab League

An international organization intended to foster political and economic cooperation, and to deal with matters of regional concern. For example, it was able to prevent full-scale civil war in Lebanon in 1958 and has managed the Arab boycott of Israel since 1948. Since the early 2000s, it has been involved in the attempt to broker peace with Israel and the Palestinians. It was established in 1945 and is based in Cairo.
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He explained that the Arab league has exerted intensive efforts in Darfur since the beginning of the crisis, adding that it has supported the humanitarian situations and adopted strategies encouraging the displaced and the refuges to return voluntarily to their areas of origin .
He added that the secretary-general of the Arab League has already preceded the delegation to New York on yesterday / Friday /, adding that the Arab League will participate in more than twenty meetings both at the ministerial or summit, held on the sidelines of the General Assembly.
The goals and objectives are often contradictory and bitter political rivalries have often forced the Arab League off its course.
He underlined that the Arab League will support the outcome of the NDC outputs, reiterating support for the unity and stability of Yemen.
The Arab League Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs Dr.
Earlier this week, the Arab League handed Syria's seat to the opposition during a two-day summit held in the Qatari capital of Doha.
I would like to see the Arab League become a strategic partner to the EU.
What was decided today in the presidential statement is perfectly consistent with the decisions of the Arab League," the ambassador said immediately after the adoption by the fifteen of the presidential text, adding that "Morocco, as a representative of Arab countries within the UN security Council, has actively contributed to the process that led to the adoption of this statement.
China said Tuesday its envoy has met the head of the Arab League following criticism of Beijing's teaming with Russia to veto a U.
Earlier the Arab League chief said he and the Qatari prime minister would present a peace plan to end Syria's crackdown on months of anti-government protests to ambassadors at the UN Security Council in New York early next week.
He urged that the meeting be held at the Arab League headquarters in order to give impetus to their work.
The Arab League has agreed on proposing to Syria President Bashar Al-Assad a path forward in Syria for the formation of a national unity government, and for the President to delegate powers to his vice president.