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| 18 November, 2017

Foreign ministers to meet Arab League chief ahead of urgent session: MENA

Arab foreign ministers meet during a regular session to discuss latest developments in Middle Eastern affairs, in Cairo, Egypt September 12, 2017. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Arab foreign ministers meet during a regular session to discuss latest developments in Middle Eastern affairs, in Cairo, Egypt September 12, 2017. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Saudi Arabia this week called for an urgent gathering of Arab foreign ministers to discuss Iranian actions in the region

CAIRO: The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will meet Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Cairo on Sunday prior to an urgent session of the organisation, Egypt's MENA state news agency said on Saturday.

The agency did not specify the precise reason for the meeting.

Saudi Arabia this week called for an urgent gathering of Arab foreign ministers to discuss Iranian actions in the region. 

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Andrew Bolton) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))


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