TE24 International Desk
Beirut: The Arab Foreign Minister promised to support the IMF negotiations and reform process in Lebanon on Saturday after the Arab League meeting in Beirut.
They show that their presence in Lebanon’s “very difficult” economic and political situation has endorsed Arab countries’ support for stability and their negotiation and reform process with the IMF. Said that.
Ahmad Abourgate, Secretary-General of the Arab League, said, “I said there was a problem and I have to try to solve it.” We discussed the schedule and participants of the upcoming Arab League Summit.
“Several discussions and exchanges took place to make decisions in the right places, and war in Ukraine, food, energy, and millions of Somali people are on the verge of hunger. He also touched on possible Somali issues.
“We also discussed the causes of Palestine in the movement of the United States and Israel and how we respond to these events, as these are purely discussions we
“Everyone supports ending the pressure from Syrian refugees. The Lebanese state is paying attention to them, but they are returning. There should be some specific situations when a decision similar to agreeing with is made. ”
He said civil war and” huge “destruction are underway in Syria.
“It takes at least $ 500 million to repair Syria’s infrastructure,” he added. “These are very complex issues that cannot be resolved with a simple decision. But the international community has the will to end the Syrian war and is still exerting pressure when it comes to the matter of refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and other countries.”
Lebanon, which was represented by caretaker Foreign Affairs Minister Abdallah Bou Habib, chaired the ministerial meeting. Algeria will host the Arab League summit in early November after it was postponed in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
Saturday`s meeting was attended by the foreign ministers of Kuwait, Yemen, Jordan, Qatar, Tunisia, Algeria, the Comoro Islands, Sudan, Somalia, Palestine, the deputy foreign minister of Egypt, and the league`s permanent representatives from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Djibouti, Iraq, Morocco, Oman, Libya, a representative from Mauritania, and the Bahraini ambassador to Syria.
The Arab ministerial delegation met Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who expressed the importance of regional relations in the “critical circumstances the Arab world is going through, the challenges it is facing, and that requires the utmost consultation and cooperation.”
He talked about the crises facing Lebanon and the burden of Syrian refugees in the country which, he said, was “no longer capable of handling this reality.”
“We seek to reach an agreement with the IMF. There is US mediation to demarcate the maritime boundaries south of Lebanon, “he added, adding that Lebanon holds its water,
Responding to media questions about revoking the suspension of Syria`s Arab League membership, Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said: “We didn`t support its membership suspension because Syria is a founding member of the league. The Syrian foreign minister will visit Algeria and we will go over this point with a high sense of responsibility.”
The Arab ministerial delegation also met Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, who said Lebanon was now requesting that its “Arab brothers come and get to the core of its suffering.”
He told his guests that the indirect negotiations between Lebanon and Israel, with US mediation, to demarcate the maritime borders in preparation for gas extraction were advancing.
Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati met the delegations on Friday night.
He reiterated Lebanon`s commitment to implementing all the resolutions from the UN Security Council and the Arab League in a way that reinforced the dissociation policy toward any Arab dispute, extending the state`s sovereignty over all its territory, and preventing offense to any Arab state and threats to its security.
Aboul Gheit received a political letter from the Sovereign Front for Lebanon opposing Hezbollah and Iran`s role in Lebanon. The letter called for “revitalizing Lebanon’s right to be freed from Iran’s rule, using Lebanon and its territory as a basis for hostility, endangering the country and exposing it to attacks from all sides.” ..
It emphasized “sustainability of illegal weapons represented by Hezbollah’s organized armed militias receiving support,