The work of the meeting of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers began yesterday Wednesday at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo with the participation of Morocco.
The Kingdom is represented at this conclave by the Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta.
The Council will have to consider joint Arab action and a number of political, economic, social, cultural and security issues, as well as the draft agenda for the next Arab Summit to be held in Tunis at the end of the current month. and the report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the Secretariat.
It is also a review of the implementation of Council decisions between sessions 150-151, developments in the Palestinian cause, the implementation of the Arab peace initiative and Arab water security.
The Arab Foreign Ministers will also discuss a number of issues raised by the Permanent Delegates on solidarity with Lebanon, developments in Syria, Libya and Yemen, support for peace and development in Sudan, Somalia and the Comoros, as well as the peaceful settlement of the Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute.
The agenda also includes topics related to Iran’s interference in the internal affairs of Arab countries, the dangers of Israeli armaments to Arab national security, peace and Arab relations with regional and international groups.
Arab foreign ministers will address other issues, including support for displaced people in Arab countries, the fight against international terrorism and the reform and development of the League of Arab States.
It is also the examination of the proposal of Saudi Arabia to merge into a single meeting the Arab Summit and that of economic and social development, the appointment of the Iraqi candidate to the post of Deputy Secretary General of the Arab League as well as the status of the Arab Committee on Human Rights.