SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 21-11-2017
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President heads to Libya
[27/June/2010]


SANA'A, June 27 (Saba) - President Ali Abdullah Saleh headed on Sunday to the Libyan capital Tripoli to take part in a pentagonal committee emerged from the 22nd Arab summit to be kicked off on 28 June

The committee will bring together Presidents of Yemen, Libya, Egypt, Iraq and Qatar in addition to the Secretary General of the Arab League.

The leaders will consider the initiatives of establishing an Arab states union and improving the Arab joint action.

The committee will review issues pertaining to triggering the Arab joint action on the light of Yemen's initiative to found an Arab Union as well as the ideas of the Libyan president in this regard.

The leaders will discuss the recommendations submitted by the ministerial meeting of the pentagonal committee held in June in Cairo.

The Arab summit held late in March in Libya has approved the foundation of the pentagonal committee to discuss mechanisms to advance the joint Arab action.

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