The work of the emergency meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of foreign ministers began on Sunday in Cairo, with the participation of Morocco.
The Kingdom is represented at this meeting by a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and including in particular the Moroccan Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the League of Arab States, Ahmed Tazi, as well as the Deputy Permanent Representative of Morocco to the League, Hicham Ould Sallay.
The meeting, which is being held in three sessions, will discuss developments in Sudan, the position on Syria and its return to occupy its seat in the Arab League, as well as the latest developments in the Palestinian cause.
Regarding the Syrian issue, Egyptian Foreign Minister and President of this Council session, Sameh Choukri, stressed the importance of Arab contributions in formulating solutions to the region’s crises.
He called for solidarity to overcome challenges and put Arab leadership to the benefit of resolving issues in order to safeguard common interests, away from international and regional complications, regretting the continued suffering of the Syrian people due to the impossibility of achieving to a political settlement of the crisis which has been raging in this country for years, of the multiplicity of external interventions and of the divergence of international agreements.
This, he continues, has resulted in a state of total stagnation that has lasted for years, regretting that the fate of Syria is now linked to alignments on the international scene and that the Syrian people have become hostage to terrorist groups. installed by countries and organizations for political purposes.
If the Arab countries assume their responsibility to advance the political solution to the crisis in the context of the current international impasse, insists Sameh Shukri, the Syrian government must assume the main responsibility for reaching this solution and implementing commitments. relevant, while reaffirming the need for the countries affected by the crisis and the international community to fulfill their obligations towards the Syrian people.