Saturday, February 18, 2012 11:33
Twilight News / Iraqi government announced on Saturday, for the end of its preparations to host the Arab summit, stressing the lack of direct calls to non-Arab countries such as Iran and Turkey.
He said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement reported for "Twilight News" that "Iraq is finished its preparations to host the Arab summit, and praised the Arab League in this preparation, we are involved in holding them in time and place."
Al-Dabbagh said that "Iraq is keen to be a limited attendance at the summit on the Arab countries only, and did not draw calls to non-Arab countries such as Iran or Turkey, was also in a number of previous summits."
He said the "government within the tradition and in coordination with the Arab League will send calls to a number of international organizations, including the United Nations and the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the African Union."
Dabbagh said that "the Baghdad summit will be an extraordinary fact that it comes in a matter of important and historic going through the region and will be traded in the files is very important."
The UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had discussed with al-Maliki on Thursday evening and arrangements for the Summit's preparations for hosting the Iraq, citing a letter from al-Maliki to the first team Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the official invitation to visit al-Maliki to the UAE.
A delegation from the Arab League includes technical experts and financial and administrative coordination mission to see the final preparations and stand on the security plan will head to Iraq soon in preparation for the summit.
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