Arab governments to meet at UN on Israel-Hamas fighting

January 3rd, 2009 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS  

New York, Jan 3 (DPA) Arab governments plan to meet in New York Monday to discuss the Israel-Hamas fighting, a representative of the Arab League said Friday.The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Qatar, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Morocco and Iraq, and the president of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas, will be at UN headquarters to discuss their proposal for a ceasefire in the current conflict in Gaza Strip.

The Arabs have presented a draft resolution calling for a ceasefire, which was under discussion by legal experts of the UN Security Council.

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