The postponement of the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the request of their European counterparts Gulf

Cairo, 15 Jumada II 1437 H corresponding to March 24, 2016, SPA League of Arab States, today announced the postponement of the fourth session of Arab foreign ministers and European counterparts, which was scheduled on 21 April in Cairo next to another date to be determined in consultation between the two sides. The Vice Secretary-General of the Arab League Ambassador Ahmed Ben Helli, in a statement today that the postponement came at the request of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to change the date because of the summit coincided with the GCC countries with US President Barack Obama at the same time. Ben Helli said that the Secretary-General of the Arab League Dr. Nabil Elaraby today made contact with the High Representative for Security Policy and External Affairs in the European Union Federica Mujireny was communicated the desire of Arab states to change the date of the meeting, pointing out that the Arab League awaiting European response to determine the appropriate date for the contract. He pointed out that - the Arab-European ministerial meeting dedicated to the consideration of issues of common interest and discussed prospects of political, economic and social cooperation and the fight against terrorism being the most prominent case is currently in the international arena in light of the terrorist attacks on Brussels, which is also plaguing parts of Europe and the Arab world. // // 18:03 ended ITM