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Most Arabs agree to a summit on Gaza

Most Arabs agree to a summit on Gaza

An Arab League official says that most Arab governments have agreed that an emergency summit on the crisis in Gaza can go forward on Friday in Qatar.
Hesham Youssef, an aide to the league's head Amr Moussa says 15 of the 22-member group have endorsed Qatar's invitation a summit in Doha.
Youssef says in order to call an emergency summit, at least 16 members must agree.
Qatar's prime minister and foreign minister Sheik Hamad bin Jassem Al Thani says that the number of Arab governments who have accepted the inviattion "is almost complete."
Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia have rejected the idea, suggesting instead that Arab leaders hold talks in Kuwait on Sunday on the sidelines of a planned economic summit.


Updated : 2021-04-13 00:50 GMT+08:00