Yesterday, Sunday, in Cairo, the meeting of the Council of the Arab League began in its 158th period of sessions, at the level of permanent delegates. The meeting will continue for two days, in order to prepare the next meeting of Arab foreign ministers on Tuesday.
Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, is in the Jordanian capital, Amman, before attending the upcoming meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Tuesday.
The Moroccan Foreign Minister will meet today, Monday, with Ayman Safadi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan.
Bourita is also expected to meet Palestinian Authority officials, before attending the meeting of Arab foreign ministers, which is taking place in light of many regional challenges, diplomatic sources said.
The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States announced the holding of the 158th session of the Council of the League at the level of permanent delegates on September 4 and 5 and at the level of Foreign Ministers on the 6th of the same month.
Several ministerial meetings are scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the session, including a closed-door consultative meeting of foreign ministers, a meeting of the Arab ministerial committee tasked with acting to stop Israeli measures in occupied Jerusalem, and a meeting of the committee Arab ministerial concerned about the follow-up of the evolution of the crisis with Iran.
The agenda of the session, according to an earlier statement by the League of Arab States, includes eight main themes dealing with various issues of joint Arab political, security, legal, social, financial and administrative action.
At the top of the agenda is the report of the Secretary General of the Arab League on the activities of the General Secretariat and the procedures for implementing the decisions of the Council between the two sessions; And the six-monthly follow-up report on the implementation of decisions and commitments.
It also includes an item on the Palestinian question and the Arab-Israeli conflict, supporting the budget of the State of Palestine, and a report on Arab water security and water theft by Israel in the occupied Arab territories; and the occupied Syrian Arab Golan.