Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said that the 32nd Arab Summit in Jeddah discussed the most prominent Arab, regional and international issues affecting member states and their common interests, expressing his country's hope that Syria's return to the Arab League will contribute to supporting its stability and resuming its normal role in the Arab world.
Ibn Farhan said during a joint press conference with the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, at the conclusion of the summit in Jeddah today: The decision issued by the meeting of the Council of the League at the ministerial level, which included the resumption of the participation of Syrian delegations in the meetings of the Council of the League and its organizations and organs, and we hope that this will contribute to supporting its stability, preserving its territorial integrity and resuming its natural role in the Arab world. The Arab League said that there is no solution to the crisis in Syria except through dialogue, partnership and cooperation with the Syrian government, indicating that there is a humanitarian crisis and there are Syrian refugees who want to return to their country, and they must be helped in that, and there is a difficult economic situation that has harmed the Syrian people, so we are interested in finding practical and realistic solutions, and this will only be done in cooperation and partnership with the Syrian government.
Ibn Farhan added: The final Jeddah Declaration included a number of initiatives that would contribute to advancing joint Arab action in the cultural, economic, social and environmental fields, most notably the initiative to sustain chains to find basic food commodities for Arab countries, pointing out that plans based on investing resources and addressing challenges are capable of localizing development, which requires strengthening Arab cooperation, and consolidating solidarity to achieve the aspirations and aspirations of the Arab peoples.
On the situation in Sudan, the Saudi Foreign Minister explained that his country is working to prepare the atmosphere to reach a humanitarian truce after what was decided during the meeting of the Sudanese parties in Jeddah, which stipulated commitment to humanitarian principles and the protection of civilians in order to establish a broad dialogue that ends the conflict, calling on all parties to be responsible and tend to dialogue and avoid the use of weapons to resolve differences, because the Sudanese citizen is the one who pays the price.
For his part, Aboul Gheit stressed that the Arab crises occupied an important place on the agenda of the summit, which achieved the desired goal, as it was characterized by consensus during its preparation and during its meetings and in its results, explaining that the majority of Arab problems and crises were addressed over the past ten years outside the Arab framework, and today there is a new vitality and movement in the Arab world and we look forward to this summit being the beginning of the Arabs to take their affairs into their hands and move with a collective will to settle the crises of the Arab region, and Aboul Gheit indicated that The decision on Syria's return to the League has a very clear symbolism, and there is a desire and a firm determination that this will be the beginning of a more effective Arab engagement to resolve the crisis and restore Syria to its natural role in the Arab system, and to overcome the difficult circumstances it went through, pointing out that the situation in Syria is a priority and the League will work with the Syrian government to secure the return of Syrian refugees to their homes, expressing the hope that the West will help achieve this in line with the UN Security Council resolution, which stipulated support for projects Early recovery.
The Secretary-General of the Arab League pointed out that the Palestinian issue was at the top of the discussions, and this was evident through the resolutions in support of the Palestinian people issued in the Jeddah Declaration, which also included important decisions on economic and social issues.
Aboul Gheit pointed out that the League, in coordination with Egypt and Saudi Arabia, seeks to reach a ceasefire in Sudan and then move to an open truce, ensuring a settlement that ends the suffering of the Sudanese people.
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